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From praveenesh kumar <praveen...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Delete a folder name containing *
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:52:35 GMT
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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