Supported by libMapRClient for hadoop-2.x

Returns the number of bytes that can be read from an input stream without blocking. This number is simply the size of the file in bytes.

Signature

int hdfsAvailable(hdfsFS fs, hdfsFile file)

Parameters

fs

The handle of the filesystem where the file is located. Obtain this handle with one of the hdfsConnect() APIs.

file

The file handle. Obtain this handle with one of the hdfsOpenFile() APIs.

Return Value

Returns the size of the file in bytes, -1 on error.

Check errno for error codes and meanings.

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