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From praveenesh kumar <praveen...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Delete a folder name containing *
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:08:30 GMT
Not working for me, strange :(


On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 3:00 PM, Ritesh Kumar Singh <
riteshoneinamillion@gmail.com> wrote:

> use this:
>
> hadoop fs -rmr "/path-to-folder/"folder\*"
>
> just tried it out :)
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 7:07 PM, Ritesh Kumar Singh <
> riteshoneinamillion@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> interesting ... although escape character is still the forward slash and
>> its proven to work with other special characters. Here's a link:
>> Deleting directory with special character
>> <http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13529114/how-to-delete-a-directory-from-hadoop-cluster-which-is-having-comma-in-its-na>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 6:22 PM, praveenesh kumar <praveenesh@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> No, I have tried all usual things like single quotes, double quotes,
>>> escape character.. but it is not working. I wonder what is escape char with
>>> Hadoop FS utility.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 1:26 PM, Ritesh Kumar Singh <
>>> riteshoneinamillion@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> 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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