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From Colin McCabe <cmcc...@alumni.cmu.edu>
Subject Re: core-site.xml file is being ignored by new Configuration()
Date Mon, 28 Jan 2013 22:47:32 GMT
The configuration XML files are loaded from your CLASSPATH.

If you want to know more about what configuration you're picking up, you
can use the "./bin/hdfs getconf" command.

cheers,
Colin


On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 7:49 AM, Jay Vyas <jayunit100@gmail.com> wrote:

> I agree, but the fact that the configuration is doing the loading, means
> (i think) that it should (at least) do some error handling for that
> loading, correct?
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 10:36 AM, Julien Muller <julien.muller@ezako.com>wrote:
>
>> imo, as long as the javadoc is clear enough, any behavior is ok.
>> What's written in current version is:
>> name - resource to be added, the classpath is examined for a file with
>> that name.
>>
>> So nothing in this javadoc lets you believe that the file exists or will
>> be loaded. Also you could make sure your file is in the classpath (which is
>> the case for me).
>>
>> Julien
>>
>> 2013/1/17 Jay Vyas <jayunit100@gmail.com>
>>
>>> Good catch with that string.length() - you're right, that was a silly
>>> mistake. --- sorry - im not sure what i was thinking. it was a late night
>>> :)
>>>
>>> In any case, the same code with file.exists() fails...  i've validated
>>> that path many ways.
>>>
>>> On a broader note: Shouldn't the Configuration class  just throw a
>>> RuntimeException if the file isn't available?    Its very strange to add
>>> all these default resources, which may or may not exist, to a class - then
>>> having to introspect on the class at runtime to see if they actually got
>>> loaded.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 5:06 AM, Julien Muller <julien.muller@ezako.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> conf.addResource(file.getAbsoluteFile().toURI().toURL());
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Jay Vyas
>>> http://jayunit100.blogspot.com
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Jay Vyas
> http://jayunit100.blogspot.com
>

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