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From Dave Beech <dbe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: sym Links in hadoop
Date Mon, 08 Oct 2012 13:30:38 GMT
Hi,
The FileUtil.symlink command does nothing more than call the unix "ln"
command, so it has no knowledge of how to work with Hadoop archive
files, only plain files and directories.
Is your archive on local disk, or in HDFS?
Cheers,
Dave

On 8 October 2012 13:43, Visioner Sadak <visioner.sadak@gmail.com> wrote:
> I tried using FileUtil class for creating a symlink within hadoop actually i
> want to create a symlink for my har directory so my code looks like
>
> FileUtil.symLink("/user2/","har:///user/5oct2012.har")
>
> but getting error like this
>
> org.apache.hadoop.fs.FileUtil
>  - Command 'ln -s /user2/ har://user/5oct2012.har/' failed 1 with: ln:
> target `har:///user/5oct2012.har/' is not a directory: No such file or
> directory
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 12:13 PM, Visioner Sadak <visioner.sadak@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>>           can we create symlinks within hadoop is ther any shell commands
>> or can we do it thru java....
>
>

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