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From srowen <>
Subject [GitHub] spark pull request #14731: [SPARK-17159] [streaming]: optimise check for new...
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2016 08:54:30 GMT
Github user srowen commented on a diff in the pull request:
    --- Diff: docs/ ---
    @@ -644,13 +644,44 @@ methods for creating DStreams from files as input sources.
    -	Spark Streaming will monitor the directory `dataDirectory` and process any files created
in that directory (files written in nested directories not supported). Note that
    -     + The files must have the same data format.
    -     + The files must be created in the `dataDirectory` by atomically *moving* or *renaming*
them into
    -     the data directory.
    -     + Once moved, the files must not be changed. So if the files are being continuously
appended, the new data will not be read.
    +	Spark Streaming will monitor the directory `dataDirectory` and process any files created
in that directory.
    +     + A simple directory can be supplied, such as `hdfs://namenode:8040/logs/`.
    +       All files directly such a path will be processed as they are discovered.
    +     + A regular expression can be supplied instead, such as
    --- End diff --
    Also if I read the code correctly, it always treats the input as a glob. If so I think
that's how it should be documented. That is, if you give it a path to a file containing "?"
it's not going to do what you think. The glob isn't optional if I read it right.
    But yeah this looks good to me code-wise.

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