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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: FileSystem.workingDir vs mapred.local.dir
Date Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:56:30 GMT
Jay,

For your FS question: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Working_directory


On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 12:17 AM, Jay Vyas <jayunit100@gmail.com> wrote:

> what do you mean by "workingdir for a filesystem" ?  I never thought that
> a fileSystem should
> need or have a special workingDir ?
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 12:43 PM, Hemanth Yamijala <
> yhemanth@thoughtworks.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> AFAIK, the mapred.local.dir property refers to a set of directories under
>> which different types of data related to mapreduce jobs are stored - for
>> e.g. intermediate data, localized files for a job etc. The working
>> directory for a mapreduce job is configured under a sub directory within
>> one of the directories configured in this property.
>>
>> The workingDir property of the FileSystem class simply seems to indicate
>> the working directory for a given filesystem as set by applications.
>>
>> They don't seem very related per se, unless I am missing something ?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Hemanth
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 2:54 AM, Jay Vyas <jayunit100@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi guys:  What is the relationship between the "working directory" in
>>> the FileSystem class (filesystem.workingDir), compared with the
>>> mapred.local.dir properties ?
>>>
>>> It seems like these would essentially refer to the same thing?
>>> --
>>> Jay Vyas
>>> http://jayunit100.blogspot.com
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Jay Vyas
> http://jayunit100.blogspot.com
>



-- 
Harsh J

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