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From David Rosenstrauch <dar...@darose.net>
Subject Re: Create node with ancestors?
Date Thu, 07 Oct 2010 16:07:44 GMT
Yeah, I guess I'll have to whip up something similar.

Thanks,

DR

On 10/07/2010 11:43 AM, Jared Cantwell wrote:
> We just wrote a very simple helper method that splits the path up and
> creates each parent in the path.  Its a total of 5 lines of code.
> This isn't as efficient as it can be though if you're doing it
> frequently (which we don't do), but it works for us.
>
> ~Jared
>
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 11:35 AM, David Rosenstrauch<darose@darose.net>  wrote:
>> On 10/05/2010 06:20 PM, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
>>>
>>> The ZK "create" method explicitly states in the documentation "If the
>>> parent node does not exist in the ZooKeeper, a KeeperException with
>>> error code KeeperException.NoNode will be thrown." (
>>>
>>> (http://hadoop.apache.org/zookeeper/docs/current/api/org/apache/zookeeper/ZooKeeper.html#create%28java.lang.String,%20byte[],%20java.util.List,%20org.apache.zookeeper.CreateMode%29))
>>> As a result, there doesn't appear to be any one single method call that
>>> can create a node, along with any missing parent nodes. This would be an
>>> incredibly useful API call, though, akin to HDFS' "mkdirs" method call.
>>>
>>> (http://hadoop.apache.org/common/docs/r0.20.1/api/org/apache/hadoop/fs/FileSystem.html#mkdirs%28org.apache.hadoop.fs.Path%29)
>>>
>>>
>>> Anybody know if there's a call like this available somewhere in the ZK
>>> API?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> DR
>>
>> I guess that's a no.  :-(
>>
>> DR

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