Supported by libMapRClient for hadoop-2.x

Changes permissions on a file or directory in the manner of the chmod command.


int hdfsChmod(hdfsFS fs, const char* path, short mode)


Parameter Description
fs The handle to the filesystem. Obtain this handle with one of the hdfsConnect() APIs.
path The path to the file or directory.
mode The bitmask for the new permissions.

Return Value

Returns 0 on success, -1 on error.

Check errno for error codes and meanings.

errno is set to EINVAL if the input arguments are invalid.

errno is set to EPERM if the process does not have enough privileges to perform the operation.