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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop running the incorrect class
Date Thu, 16 May 2013 22:56:52 GMT
Check your "hadoop classpath" output - check on the output if your jar
was placed on it directly.

Alternatively, use a tool such as
https://github.com/mreid-moz/JarFinder, etc. to help you locate the
offending jar or class bits.

On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 2:29 AM, Ahmed Eldawy <aseldawy@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I'm having a very silly problem that is making me pull the hair out of my
> head. I created a program and generated a jar out of it. The program was
> running fine for a long time (months) and I was updating it regularly and
> everything was going fine. Just yesterday, I started to have a very weird
> case. I update my program, create the jar file, but when running the new jar
> file, the old class is the one that is actually running. I'm sure the jar
> file was created correctly because when I run the jar file directly using
> "java -jar", it runs the correct updated class. This problem only happens
> when using hadoop. I think it caches the old class somewhere. I tried to
> restart my machine to make sure all tmp files are cleared but still the same
> problem. I even went further by opening the jar file and deleting the main
> class. Even after deleting the class, hadoop still runs the old class. I
> removed all classes from the jar file and left only the META-INF files and
> it still executes the old class.
> I must have did something wrong in the last few days that caused this
> problem to happen but I really can't figure out what the problem is. The
> only thing I remember is that I created another hadoop installation that
> runs in different ports to try different things in both clusters. However, I
> removed all traces of the other binary distribution and I'm currently
> running the jar file without any hadoop processes running. So, there is no
> actual cluster running here.
> Please help me.
> Thanks
> Ahmed
> Best regards,
> Ahmed Eldawy

Harsh J

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