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From Chris Nauroth <cnaur...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: Is it a good idea to delete / move the default configuration xml file ?
Date Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:15:53 GMT
That's a good point.  I'm not sure how bare *-default.xml files would be
showing up on a deployment outside the jars.

Chris Nauroth
Hortonworks
http://hortonworks.com/



On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 11:12 AM, Chris Mawata <chris.mawata@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Aren't the *-default.xml files supposed to be inside the jars rather than
> loose files?
> Cheers
> Chris Mawata
> On Jul 21, 2014 12:59 PM, "Chris Nauroth" <cnauroth@hortonworks.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I recommend against deleting or moving *-default.xml, because these files
>> may be supplying reasonable default values for configuration properties
>> that you haven't set in *-site.xml.  We also put defaults into the code
>> itself in case a configuration property is found to be completely missing,
>> but I'm not aware of any actual testing of deployments that have deleted
>> *-default.xml.
>>
>> Chris Nauroth
>> Hortonworks
>> http://hortonworks.com/
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 1:46 AM, Chris MacKenzie <
>> studio@chrismackenziephotography.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> I have just realised that my implementation of hadoop-2.4.1 is pulling in
>>> all the default.xml files.
>>>
>>> I have three copies of each in different directories, obviously at least
>>> one of those is on the class path.
>>>
>>> Anyway with all the effort to set up a site, it seems strange to me that
>>> I
>>> would use settings I had no idea existed and that may not be how I would
>>> choose to set them up.
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Chris MacKenzie
>>> telephone: 0131 332 6967
>>> email: studio@chrismackenziephotography.co.uk
>>> corporate: www.chrismackenziephotography.co.uk
>>> <http://www.chrismackenziephotography.co.uk/>
>>> <http://plus.google.com/+ChrismackenziephotographyCoUk/posts>
>>> <http://www.linkedin.com/in/chrismackenziephotography/>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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