We just wrote a very simple helper method that splits the path up and creates each parent in the path. Its a total of 5 lines of code. This isn't as efficient as it can be though if you're doing it frequently (which we don't do), but it works for us.
~Jared On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 11:35 AM, David Rosenstrauch <dar...@darose.net> wrote: > On 10/05/2010 06:20 PM, David Rosenstrauch wrote: >> >> The ZK "create" method explicitly states in the documentation "If the >> parent node does not exist in the ZooKeeper, a KeeperException with >> error code KeeperException.NoNode will be thrown." ( >> >> (http://hadoop.apache.org/zookeeper/docs/current/api/org/apache/zookeeper/ZooKeeper.html#create%28java.lang.String,%20byte,%20java.util.List,%20org.apache.zookeeper.CreateMode%29)) >> As a result, there doesn't appear to be any one single method call that >> can create a node, along with any missing parent nodes. This would be an >> incredibly useful API call, though, akin to HDFS' "mkdirs" method call. >> >> (http://hadoop.apache.org/common/docs/r0.20.1/api/org/apache/hadoop/fs/FileSystem.html#mkdirs%28org.apache.hadoop.fs.Path%29) >> >> >> Anybody know if there's a call like this available somewhere in the ZK >> API? >> >> Thanks, >> >> DR > > I guess that's a no. :-( > > DR >