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From Pierre Villard <pierre.villard...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ListHDFS ( some suggestions depending on our usage )
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:21:28 GMT
Hi Alessio,

It sounds like a valid improvement on the existing processor. Please feel
free to file a JIRA. Since the directory path is already allowing
expression language it wouldn't be a huge change.

- Pierre


2017-02-10 9:58 GMT+01:00 Alessio Palma <alessio.palma@docomodigital.com>:

> Hello all,
> I'm using ListHDFS but...
>
> 1) it can start only on a schedule strategy
> 2) directory path to list is "hard coded" into the processor it self.
>
> I wonder if a new version, which can be started using a flowfile, accept
> the attributes of the incoming flow file as parameters, it is more usable
> and useful than the current implementation.
>
> If you are thinking to GetHDFSEvent: In real world application HDFS super
> user is not always an option and checking HDFS file ( ListHDFS )  is
> something which must be subordinated to something.
>
> What do you think ?
> Is a good idea to add this to default nifi processors ?
>
>

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