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From hadoop hive <hadooph...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Delete a folder name containing *
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:03:09 GMT
Move it to some tmp directory and delete parent directory.
On Aug 20, 2014 4:23 PM, "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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