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New in 0.12.0

  • YARN is now fully supported
  • Added support for CDH 4.4.0 and CDH 4.5.0

New in 0.11.1

  • Added support for hadoop 2.2.0
  • Added support for hadoop 1.2.1

New in 0.10.0

  • Added support for CDH 4.3.0
  • Added a walk() method to hdfs instances (works similarly to os.walk from Python’s standard library)
  • The Hadoop version parser is now more flexible. It should be able to parse version strings for all CDH releases, including older ones (note that most of them are not supported)
  • Pydoop script can now handle modules whose file name has no extension
  • Fixed “unable to load native-hadoop library” problem (thanks to Liam Slusser)

New in 0.9.0

  • Added explicit support for:
    • Apache Hadoop 1.1.2
    • CDH 4.2.0
  • Added support for Cloudera from-parcels layout (as installed by Cloudera Manager)
  • Added pydoop.hdfs.move()
  • Record writers can now be used in map-only jobs

New in 0.8.1

  • Fixed a problem that was breaking installation from PyPI via pip install

New in 0.8.0

  • Added support for Apple OS X Mountain Lion
  • Added support for Hadoop 1.1.1
  • Patches now include a fix for HDFS-829
  • Restructured docs
    • A separate tutorial section collects and expands introductory material

New in 0.7.0

  • Added Debian package

New in 0.7.0-rc3

  • Fixed a bug in the hdfs instance caching method

New in 0.7.0-rc2

  • Support for HDFS append open mode
    • fails if your Hadoop version and/or configuration does not support HDFS append

New in 0.7.0-rc1

  • Works with CDH4, with the following limitations:
    • support for MapReduce v1 only
    • CDH4 must be installed from dist-specific packages (no tarball)
  • Tested with the latest releases of other Hadoop versions
    • Apache Hadoop 0.20.2, 1.0.4
    • CDH 3u5, 4.1.2
  • Simpler build process
    • the source code we need is now included, rather than searched for at compile time
  • Pydoop scripts can now accept user-defined configuration parameters
    • New examples show how to use the new feature
  • New wrapper object makes it easier to interact with the JobConf
  • New hdfs.path functions: isdir, isfile, kind
  • HDFS: support for string description of permission modes in chmod
  • Several bug fixes

New in 0.6.6

Fixed a bug that was causing the pipes runner to incorrectly preprocess command line options.

New in 0.6.4

Fixed several bugs triggered by using a local fs as the default fs for Hadoop. This happens when you set a file: path as the value of in core-site.xml. For instance:


New in 0.6.0

  • The HDFS API features new high-level tools for easier manipulation of files and directories. See the API docs for more info
  • Examples have been thoroughly revised in order to make them easier to understand and run
  • Several bugs were fixed; we also introduced a few optimizations, most notably the automatic caching of HDFS instances
  • We have pushed our code to a Git repository hosted by SourceForge. See the Installation section for instructions.

New in 0.5.0

  • Pydoop now works with Hadoop 1.0
  • Multiple versions of Hadoop can now be supported by the same installation of Pydoop. See the section on building for multiple Hadoop versions) for the details
  • We have added a command line tool to make it trivially simple to write shorts scripts for simple problems.
  • In order to work out-of-the-box, Pydoop now requires Pydoop 2.7. Python 2.6 can be used provided that you install a few additional modules (see the installation page for details).
  • We have dropped support for the 0.21 branch of Hadoop, which has been marked as unstable and unsupported by Hadoop developers.