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From Visioner Sadak <visioner.sa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: sym Links in hadoop
Date Tue, 09 Oct 2012 08:28:31 GMT
I am using hadoop 1.0.3

On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Visioner Sadak <visioner.sadak@gmail.com>wrote:

> Thanks Colin I tried using FileContext but the class is showing as
> depricated
>
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 12:02 AM, Colin McCabe <cmccabe@alumni.cmu.edu>wrote:
>
>> You can create an HDFS symlink by using the FileContext#createSymlink
>> function.  I don't think this can be done through the "hadoop fs"
>> command, so you're going to have to write some Java code to do this.
>>
>> We should consider adding this functionality to the "hadoop fs"
>> command in the future.
>>
>> Colin
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 7:20 AM, Visioner Sadak <visioner.sadak@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > thanks dave its in hdfs only....any other methods of creating a symlink
>> >
>> >
>> > On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 7:00 PM, Dave Beech <dbeech@apache.org> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> 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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