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From "Amr Awadallah (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (HIVE-344) Fix the Hive CLI to run on cygwin under windows
Date Thu, 07 May 2009 11:11:30 GMT

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Amr Awadallah updated HIVE-344:
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        Fix Version/s: 0.3.0
    Affects Version/s: 0.3.0
         Release Note: * Fixes for running hive under cygwin
               Status: Patch Available  (was: Open)


I upgraded the fix to work with Hive 0.3. Would be great if a couple of folks can try this
under cygwin and let me know if it works fine. It shouldn't affect non-windows installations,
and for windows installations it will change the relevant paths/dirs using  cygpath (I added
the fix to all services: cli.sh, hwi.sh, hiveserver.sh, and lineage.sh)

> Fix the Hive CLI to run on cygwin under windows
> -----------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HIVE-344
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-344
>             Project: Hadoop Hive
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Clients
>    Affects Versions: 0.3.0
>            Reporter: Amr Awadallah
>             Fix For: 0.3.0
>
>
> Yes, I am guilty as charged, I don't use mac like the rest of you :)
> The Hive CLI currently doesn't work with cygwin under windows, this is due to the dual
path model that cygwin employs (there are file paths relative to the cygwin virtual root,
and file paths relative to the windows root)
> Since Sun's JDK is installed under the windows environment, if the paths are not converted
to windows format before being passed along then java will be at a loss to where the files
are. The solution is to use the cygpath command to convert the paths to windows format before
passing along to java world.
> I have a fix for this already, still doing some further testing (to make sure it works
under both unix and windows environments), then I will submit patch to this bug (should submit
before end of this week).
> Cheers,
> -- amr

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