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  1. Hadoop HDFS
  2. HDFS-2831

Description of dfs.namenode.name.dir should be changed

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 0.21.0, 0.23.0
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: namenode
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      Description

      <property>
        <name>dfs.namenode.name.dir</name>
        <value>file://${hadoop.tmp.dir}/dfs/name</value>
        <description>Determines where on the local filesystem the DFS name node
            should store the name table(fsimage).  If this is a comma-delimited list
            of directories then the name table is replicated in all of the
            directories, for redundancy. </description>
      </property>
      

      In the above property the description part is given as "Determines where on the local filesystem the DFS name node should store the name table(fsimage). " but it stores both name table(If nametable means only fsimage) and edits file.

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              Reporter:
              andreina J.Andreina
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