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From "Andrew Wang (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-10922) User documentation for CredentialShell
Date Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:41:51 GMT

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Andrew Wang commented on HADOOP-10922:

Thanks Larry, this is a nice start. I foresee this moving into the design doc when it's ready
and simply linking to that, sorta like the Hadoop archive section in the command manual. However,
we can get this committed first if you like, and move it over later in HADOOP-11031.

A few review comments:

* Rather than ending with "by them", better to flip it to "separation of applications and
how they store their required passwords and secrets".
* "CredentialProvider API" rather than "credential provider API"
* "hadoop" should be capitalized
* I like to monospace everything that's part of a CLI command, a file path, hostname, config
option, etc. We can skip doing it for the first column of the table, but I think it should
apply everywhere else.
* The "Usage" needs to be adjusted, since we have a number of suboptions that are exclusive,
e.g. you can't specify both {{-create}} and {{-delete}} at the same time. Maybe better to
just say {{<subcommand>}}, and rely on the table.
* "comma separated" -> "comma-separated"
* "url" should be all caps
* What does "comma separated list of url syntax" mean? Should this say "comma-separated list
of URIs"?
* Is only the first provider consulted? That's what the example's descriptive text seems to

> User documentation for CredentialShell
> --------------------------------------
>                 Key: HADOOP-10922
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-10922
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>    Affects Versions: 2.6.0
>            Reporter: Andrew Wang
>            Assignee: Larry McCay
>         Attachments: HADOOP-10922-1.patch
> The CredentialShell needs end user documentation for the website.

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