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From lei liu <liulei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ClientProtocol create、mkdirs 、rename and delete methods are not Idempotent
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2012 02:25:51 GMT
Thanks Ted for your reply.

What is the the problem of watches and sequential files?  If you can
describe in detail, I can better understand the problem.

2012/10/29 Ted Dunning <tdunning@maprtech.com>

> Create cannot be idempotent because of the problem of watches and
> sequential files.
>
> Similarly, mkdirs, rename and delete cannot generally be idempotent.  In
> particular applications, you might find it is OK to treat them as such, but
> there are definitely applications where they are not idempotent.
>
>
> On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 2:40 AM, lei liu <liulei412@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I think these methods should are idempotent, these methods should be repeated
>> calls to be harmless by same client.
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> LiuLei
>>
>
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