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From Ritesh Kumar Singh <riteshoneinamill...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Delete a folder name containing *
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:26:05 GMT
try putting the name in quotes


On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 4:35 PM, praveenesh kumar <praveenesh@gmail.com>
wrote:

> With renaming - you would use the mv command "hadoop fs -mv /data/folder*
> /data/new_folder". Won't it move all the sub_dirs along with that ?
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 12:00 PM, dileep kumar <dileepnsp@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Just Rename the folder.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 6:53 AM, praveenesh kumar <praveenesh@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi team
>>>
>>> I am in weird situation where I have  following HDFS sample folders
>>>
>>> /data/folder/
>>> /data/folder*
>>> /data/folder_day
>>> /data/folder_day/monday
>>> /data/folder/1
>>> /data/folder/2
>>>
>>> I want to delete /data/folder* without deleting its sub_folders. If I do
>>> hadoop fs -rmr /data/folder* it will delete everything which I want to
>>> avoid. I tried with escape character \ but HDFS FS shell is not taking it.
>>> Any hints/tricks ?
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> Praveenesh
>>>
>>
>>
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