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From Sidharth Kumar <sidharthkumar2...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Why hdfs don't have current working directory
Date Fri, 26 May 2017 14:09:13 GMT
Thanks, I'll check it out.


Sidharth

On 26-May-2017 4:10 PM, "Hariharan" <hariharan022@gmail.com> wrote:

> The concept of working directory is only useful for processes, and HDFS
> does not have executables. I guess what you're looking for is absolute vs
> relative paths (so that you can do something like hdfs cat foo instead of
> hdfs cat /user/me/foo). HDFS does have this to a limited extent - if your
> path is not absolute, it is relative from your home directory (or root if
> there is no home directory for your user).
>
> Thanks,
> Hariharan
>
> On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 3:44 PM, Sidharth Kumar <
> sidharthkumar2707@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Can you kindly explain me why hdfs doesnt have current directory concept.
>> Why Hadoop is not implement to use pwd? Why command like cd and PWD cannot
>> be implemented in hdfs?
>>
>> Regards
>> Sidharth
>> Mob: +91 8197555599
>> LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/sidharthkumar2792
>>
>
>

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