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From Chris Mawata <chris.maw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is it a good idea to delete / move the default configuration xml file ?
Date Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:12:59 GMT
Aren't the *-default.xml files supposed to be inside the jars rather than
loose files?
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
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>> <http://plus.google.com/+ChrismackenziephotographyCoUk/posts>
>> <http://www.linkedin.com/in/chrismackenziephotography/>
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