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  1. Hadoop Common
  2. HADOOP-17042

Hadoop distcp throws "ERROR: Tools helper ///usr/lib/hadoop/libexec/tools/hadoop-distcp.sh was not found"

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 3.2.1, 3.1.3
    • Fix Version/s: 3.2.2, 3.3.1, 3.4.0, 3.1.5
    • Component/s: tools/distcp
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      Description

      On Hadoop 3.x, we see following "ERROR: Tools helper ///usr/lib/hadoop/libexec/tools/hadoop-distcp.sh was not found." message on the first line of the command output when running Hadoop DistCp.

      $ hadoop distcp /path/to/src /user/hadoop/
      ERROR: Tools helper ///usr/lib/hadoop/libexec/tools/hadoop-distcp.sh was not found.
      2020-05-14 17:11:53,173 INFO tools.DistCp: Input Options: DistCpOptions{atomicCommit=false, syncFolder=false, deleteMissing=false, ignoreFailures=false, overwrite=false, append=false, useDiff=false, useRdiff=false, fromSnapshot=null, toSnapshot=null, skipCRC=false, blocking=true
      ..
      

      This message was added by HADOOP-12857 and it would be an expected behavior.
      DistCp calls 'hadoop_add_to_classpath_tools hadoop-distcp' when it starts, and the error is returned because the hadoop-distcp.sh does not exist in the tools directory.

      However, that error message confuses us. Since this is not an user end configuration issue, I would think it's better to change the log level to debug (hadoop_debug).

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        1. HADOOP-17042.patch
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          Aki Tanaka

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            • Assignee:
              tanakahda Aki Tanaka
              Reporter:
              tanakahda Aki Tanaka

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