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Chinese food truck

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 Posted in from the road, grad school | 4 Comments »

The Harvard Chinese food truck is back on Oxford street. Nice! My good friend Donnie and I used to snack here after CS121. And by snack, I mean to eat a huge tray of Chinese food for $6 and sit around ...

Have a great spring break!

Friday, March 19th, 2010 Posted in from the road | 1 Comment »

Hope everyone gets some time off. I'm in Miami about to get on a big boat and head to the Bahamas. Can't wait to be back on a beach its been almost three months. Cheers! Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry

Implicit declaration of function stpcpy

Saturday, February 27th, 2010 Posted in from the road | 2 Comments »

A very irritating compiler warning: tarc.c:174: warning: implicit declaration of function "stpcpy" tarc.c:174: warning: incompatible implicit declaration of built-in function "stpcpy" No clear way to fix it. Upon first thought you #include string.h But that doesn't work. The only workaround is to add a function prototype to ...

Graduate school teaches you…

Thursday, February 4th, 2010 Posted in from the road | No Comments »

Graduate school teaches you - * Patience - Because a class may be incredibly awesome or absolutely terrible. Either way, it is still 5 months long. No one, no matter how smart or special they are, can make the class go by any ...

Happy New Years from India

Friday, January 1st, 2010 Posted in from the road | 2 Comments »

Happy 2010 from Mumbai! Having a blast out here.

Can’t compile the example WordCount.java (Hadoop)

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 Posted in from the road, geek out, popular | 5 Comments »

http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/hadoop-common-user/200907.mbox/%3Cd6d7c4410907201717t672e4caet3f369d7e4327ff7b@mail.gmail.com%3E Seen this? Rajat@rtde ~/java $ javac -classpath /home/Rajat/hadoop-0.20.1/hadoop-0.20.1-core.jar -d wordcount_classes WordCount.java WordCount.java:5: package org.apache.hadoop.fs does not exist import org.apache.hadoop.fs.Path; WordCount.java:6: package org.apache.hadoop.conf does not exist import org.apache.hadoop.conf.*; ^ WordCount.java:7: package org.apache.hadoop.io does not exist import org.apache.hadoop.io.*; ^ WordCount.java:8: package org.apache.hadoop.mapred does not exist import org.apache.hadoop.mapred.*; ^ WordCount.java:9: package org.apache.hadoop.util does not exist import org.apache.hadoop.util.*; And running CygWin ...