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Python wrapper for libhdfs

Project Description



libpyhdfs is a Python extension module which wraps the C API in libhdfs to
access Hadoop file system.

Sample usage:

#!/usr/bin/env python
import pyhdfs

fs = pyhdfs.connect("", 9000)
pyhdfs.get(fs, "/path/to/remote-src-file", "/path/to/local-dst-file")

f =, "/user/wormtongue/quotes.txt", "w")
pyhdfs.write(fs, f, "Why do you lay these troubles on an already troubled mind?")
pyhdfs.close(fs, f)



Please see the file called INSTALL.

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