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From Thejas Nair <the...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: hcatalog table permissions error
Date Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:07:22 GMT
Nathan,
Can you check if you have hive.metastore.execute.setugi=true in conf
object used by HCatClient.create(conf) ?

Thanks,
Thejas

On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Nathan Bamford
<nathan.bamford@redpoint.net> wrote:
> Whoops, I pasted the wrong line in for the hcat table records. Should have
> been:
>
>
> -rw-r--r--   3 nbamford hive        110 2014-10-22 07:52
> /user/hive/warehouse/atest_hcat/part-m-355114470
>
> ________________________________
> From: Nathan Bamford <nathan.bamford@redpoint.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:50 PM
> To: user@hive.apache.org
> Subject: hcatalog table permissions error
>
>
> Hello,
>
>   I've been puzzling away at a permissions issue I get through the hcatalog
> interface for a while now, and I think perhaps I've found a bug.
>
>   When I create a table via the hive cli as user nbamford the directory
> created in hdfs has the owner I expect, nbamford:
>
>
> drwxrwxrwt   - nbamford hive          0 2014-10-22 07:18
> /user/hive/warehouse/atest_cli
>
>
>   When I do the same thing in java using the HCatClient interface (note I am
> the os user nbamford in this case, just as when I run the hive cli):
>
>
> HCatClient client = HCatClient.create(conf);
> List<HCatFieldSchema> schema = new ArrayList<HCatFieldSchema>();
> schema.add(new HCatFieldSchema("id",
> org.apache.hadoop.hive.serde2.typeinfo.TypeInfoFactory.intTypeInfo, ""));
> schema.add(new HCatFieldSchema("value",
> org.apache.hadoop.hive.serde2.typeinfo.TypeInfoFactory.stringTypeInfo, ""));
> HCatCreateTableDesc.Builder desc = HCatCreateTableDesc.create("default",
> "atest_hcat", schema);
> client.createTable(desc.build());
>
> I find the directory is owned by user hive:
>
> drwxrwxrwt   - hive     hive          0 2014-10-22 07:52
> /user/hive/warehouse/atest_hcat
>
> However, if I write tables to the table, via the HCatWriter interface, they
> are owned by nbamford:
>
> drwxrwxrwt   - hive     hive          0 2014-10-22 07:52
> /user/hive/warehouse/atest_hcat
>
> Is this a bug in the hcatalog api, or is there a way to set the user name I
> have missed?
>
>
>
>

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