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HADOOP-2908. A document that describes the DFS Shell command.
(Mahadev Konar via dhruba)
+ HADOOP-2981. Update README.txt to reflect the upcoming use of
+ cryptography. (omalley)
HADOOP-2790. Fixed inefficient method hasSpeculativeTask by removing
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and our wiki, at:
+This distribution includes cryptographic software. The country in
+which you currently reside may have restrictions on the import,
+possession, use, and/or re-export to another country, of
+encryption software. BEFORE using any encryption software, please
+check your country's laws, regulations and policies concerning the
+import, possession, or use, and re-export of encryption software, to
+see if this is permitted. See <> for more
+The U.S. Government Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and
+Security (BIS), has classified this software as Export Commodity
+Control Number (ECCN) 5D002.C.1, which includes information security
+software using or performing cryptographic functions with asymmetric
+algorithms. The form and manner of this Apache Software Foundation
+distribution makes it eligible for export under the License Exception
+ENC Technology Software Unrestricted (TSU) exception (see the BIS
+Export Administration Regulations, Section 740.13) for both object
+code and source code.
+The following provides more details on the included cryptographic
+ Hadoop Core uses the SSL libraries from the Jetty project written

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