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  1. Flume
  2. FLUME-2773

TailDirSource throws FileNotFound Exception if ~/.flume directory is not created already

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.7.0
    • Fix Version/s: 1.7.0
    • Component/s: None
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      Description

      If we leave the positionFile parameter to default,
      then the following exception is thrown when ~/.flume is not present
      [We should take care of creating the default directory if not present ]

      2015-08-27 09:44:30,551 (positionWriter) [ERROR - org.apache.flume.source.taildir.TaildirSource.writePosition(TaildirSource.java:312)] Failed writing positionFile
      java.io.FileNotFoundException: /Users/jrufus/.flume/taildir_position.json (No such file or directory)
      at java.io.FileOutputStream.open(Native Method)
      at java.io.FileOutputStream.<init>(FileOutputStream.java:221)
      at java.io.FileOutputStream.<init>(FileOutputStream.java:171)
      at java.io.FileWriter.<init>(FileWriter.java:90)
      at org.apache.flume.source.taildir.TaildirSource.writePosition(TaildirSource.java:306)
      at org.apache.flume.source.taildir.TaildirSource.access$600(TaildirSource.java:56)
      at org.apache.flume.source.taildir.TaildirSource$PositionWriterRunnable.run(TaildirSource.java:298)

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            • Assignee:
              jrufus Johny Rufus
              Reporter:
              jrufus Johny Rufus
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