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  1. Hadoop Common
  2. HADOOP-8450

Remove src/test/system

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Trivial
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0.0-alpha
    • Fix Version/s: 0.23.3, 2.0.2-alpha
    • Component/s: test
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      Description

      runAs is a binary in the hadoop-common project. It seems to allow you to run a hadoop daemon as another user. However, it requires setuid privileges in order to do this.

      • Do we still need this binary? Who is using it and are there better solutions out there? My understanding is that setuid binaries are something we generally try to avoid.
      • If we do need it, can we add some documentation about it somewhere?
      • Should this binary be in the src/test directory? It doesn't seem to be testing anything.

      Hopefully that covers everything...

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              • Assignee:
                eli Eli Collins
                Reporter:
                cmccabe Colin McCabe
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