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From Nitin Pawar <>
Subject Re: HDFS directory in /user/hive/warehouse getting "hive" as Owner ?
Date Tue, 26 Mar 2013 02:11:13 GMT

can you try adding 'LOCATION' clause to your create statement.
By default the hive warehouse directory is writable by all the user. To
create it by the individual users you need to provide by the location

On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 7:31 AM, Sanjay Subramanian <> wrote:

>  Steps to recreate the use case:
>  - Log in as *sasubramanian* to Linux Box
> - Execute hive -e "CREATE TABLE name (id INT,  name STRING);"
> - Go to HDFS /user/hive/warehouse/
>  Name  Type  Size  Replication  Block Size  Modification Time
>  Permission  Owner  Group
> name  dir                                  2013-03-25 18:57  rwxr-xr-x   *
> hive*   supergroup
>  I want the table top be created as Owner = sasubramanian
> How can I do that ?
>  Thanks
> sanjay
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