Supported by libMapRClient for hadoop-0.20.2 and hadoop-2.x

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

Signature

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

Parameters

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 EPERMĀ  if the process does not have enough privileges to perform the operation.