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  1. HCatalog
  2. HCATALOG-141

drop database fails in unsecure mode with permission denied error

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 0.2
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: None
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      Description

      hcat user is the user hcat server is running as. The db dir got created using that username instead of the user who invoked the command. But the 'drop database' command still fails.

      $ hadoop fs -ls /user/hortonth/dbdir/|grep testdb
      Warning: $HADOOP_HOME is deprecated.
      
      drwx------   - hcat supergroup          0 2011-10-24 20:58 /user/hortonth/dbdir/testdb.db
      
      $ hcat    -e 'drop database testdb;'
      Hive history file=/tmp/hortonth/hive_job_log_hortonth_201110242105_891466409.txt
      FAILED: Error in semantic analysis: org.apache.hcatalog.common.HCatException : 3000 : Permission denied
      
      

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                Reporter:
                thejas Thejas M Nair
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