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From Eric Sammer <esam...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Flume avro file extension
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2012 06:49:48 GMT
Makes sense to me. Can I convince one of you guys to file a JIRA so we
don't lose this one?

Thanks.

On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Tom White <tom@cloudera.com> wrote:

> +1 to making Flume Avro data files have the .avro extension.
>
> The Avro MapReduce classes expect the .avro extension too.
>
> Cheers,
> Tom
>
> On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 6:39 AM, Rob Verkuylen <rob@verkuylen.net> wrote:
> > I ran into problems with post processing Flume avrodata files with Pig's
> > AvroStorage loader. The loader will only read files with a .avro
> extension.
> >
> > There's no section in the official AVRO spec, but the general consensus
> > seems to be to use the ".avro" extension for writing avro data files. See
> > AVRO-153 and Cloudera on AVRO Usage
> >
> > Don't see it in Flume's Jira, but I can't be the first to raise this
> issue
> > either. Any thoughts?
> >
>



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