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HDP 2.1.3 upgrade overwrites hue database

  • #57314
    Steve
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    I upgraded to HDP2.1.3 yesterday and noticed that the update process upgraded hue and also overwrote the /var/lib/hue/desktop.db database.

    That file says it’s owned by the 2.1.3 hue:
    # rpm -qf /var/lib/hue/desktop.db
    hue-common-2.3.4.2.1.3.0-563.el6.x86_64

    I had to restore that file from a backup to avoid losing the info in hue.

    Is this a bug? I would have expected it to not overwrite that database file if it existed.

    (I don’t see this in the release notes / known issues for HDP2.1.3, and no mention of it in the “upgrading from 2.1.2 to 2.1.3″ doc).

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  • #58531
    Steve
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    Same problem happened with HDP-2.1.4. Is there a bug tracking this?

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