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  1. Hadoop Common
  2. HADOOP-8030

Configuration class can throw exceptions in quiet mode; quiet mode usage unclear

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: conf
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      Description

      hadoop-common-project/hadoop-common/src/main/java/org/apache/hadoop/conf/Configuration.java

      if (doc == null && root == null)

      { if (quiet) return; throw new RuntimeException(name + " not found"); }

      Unclear why a diagnostic mode would throw an exception, while normally off it would not.

      It's also not clear why 'quiet' is being passed around as well. Why not use logging levels and logging configuration and remove 'quiet' mode altogether?

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        wuzesheng Zesheng Wu added a comment -

        I have the same confusion, anyone who can explain this?

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        wuzesheng Zesheng Wu added a comment - I have the same confusion, anyone who can explain this?

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          • Assignee:
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            Reporter:
            genman Elias Ross
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