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From Ranadip Chatterjee <ranadi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Why hdfs don't have current working directory
Date Fri, 26 May 2017 18:53:28 GMT
You could also use the pig shell which has always had the basic posix-like
navigation commands like pwd and cd.

On 26 May 2017 18:55, "Tanvir Rahman" <tanvir9982000@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Sidharth,
> You can check the below HDFS shell tool.
> https://github.com/avast/hdfs- <https://github.com/avast/hdfs-shell>shell
> <https://github.com/avast/hdfs-shell>
> <https://github.com/avast/hdfs-shell>
>
> *Feature highlights*
> - HDFS DFS command initiates JVM for each command call, HDFS Shell does
> it only once - which means great speed enhancement when you need to work
> with HDFS more often
> - Commands can be used in a short way - eg. *hdfs dfs -ls /*, *ls /* -
> both will work
> - *HDFS path completion using TAB key*
> - you can easily add any other HDFS manipulation function
> - there is a command history persisting in history log (~/.hdfs-shell/hdfs
> -shell.log)
> - support for relative directory + commands *cd* and *pwd*
> - it can be also launched as a daemon (using UNIX domain sockets)
> - 100% Java, it's open source
>
> Thanks
> Tanvir
>
>
>
> On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 9:09 AM, Sidharth Kumar <
> sidharthkumar2707@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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 <+91%2081975%2055599>
>>>> LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/sidharthkumar2792
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>
>
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