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From Zachary Gorden <drakekaizer...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HDFS and cygwin
Date Sat, 08 Aug 2009 01:03:34 GMT
Should have been more explicit.  I meant inside a Windows command prompt
instead of the cygwin bash shell.  Figured out the problem, it was a path
problem due to HDFS running as a service and thus not seeing the user
environment symbols pointing towards cygwin.

On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 6:26 PM, Konstantin Shvachko <shv@yahoo-inc.com>wrote:

>
> >> The Hadoop FAQ claims that one can run Hadoop in just the Windows
> command prompt.
>
> Which FAQ do you read?
> This one
> http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/FAQ#2
> says
> "Windows requires the installation of Cygwin"
>
> --Konstantin
>
>
> Aaron Kimball wrote:
>
>> Hadoop requires a reasonable cygwin environment. bash, du, whoami, and
>> the various coreutils and fileutils are all required.
>> - Aaron
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Zachary Gorden<drakekaizer666@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> While trying to use hadoop as a HDFS datanode on Windows, I ran into it
>>> trying to use DU and excepting because it couldn't find it.  The Hadoop
>>> FAQ
>>> claims that one can run Hadoop in just the Windows command prompt.  Does
>>> HDFS have different constraints/need other stuff in order to actually
>>> make
>>> use of Cygwin?
>>>
>>>
>>

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