Hadoop Common
  1. Hadoop Common
  2. HADOOP-8299

ViewFs doesn't work with a slash mount point

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    • Type: Bug Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0.0-alpha
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: viewfs
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      Description

      We currently assume a typical viewfs client configuration is a set of non-overlapping mounts. This means every time you want to add a new top-level directory you need to update the client-side mountable config. If users could specify a slash mount, and then add additional mounts as necessary they could add a new top-level directory without updating all client configs (as long as the new top-level directory was being created on the NN the slash mount points to). This could be achieved by HADOOP-8298 (merge mounts, since we're effectively merging all new mount points with slash) or having the notion of a "default NN" for a mount table.

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          • Assignee:
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            Reporter:
            Eli Collins
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