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From "Carl Steinbach (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HIVE-1476) Hive's metastore when run as a thrift service creates directories as the service user instead of the real user issuing create table/alter table etc.
Date Thu, 02 Sep 2010 18:17:56 GMT

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Carl Steinbach commented on HIVE-1476:
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Edit: I mean THRIFT-889.

> Hive's metastore when run as a thrift service creates directories as the service user
instead of the real user issuing create table/alter table etc.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HIVE-1476
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-1476
>             Project: Hadoop Hive
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 0.6.0, 0.7.0
>            Reporter: Pradeep Kamath
>         Attachments: HIVE-1476.patch, HIVE-1476.patch.2
>
>
> If the thrift metastore service is running as the user "hive" then all table directories
as a result of create table are created as that user rather than the user who actually issued
the create table command. This is different semantically from non-thrift mode (i.e. local
mode) when clients directly connect to the metastore. In the latter case, directories are
created as the real user. The thrift mode should do the same.

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