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From Bruce Mitchener <bruce.mitche...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Avro-C: namespace lookup and inherited namespaces
Date Tue, 07 May 2013 10:30:42 GMT
On May 7, 2013, at 5:17 PM, Ben Walsh <ben_w_123@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> 
> Hi
> 
> It seems that the C version of Avro doesn't resolve fully-qualified type names, and it
doesn't understand inherited namespaces.
> 
> For example this doesn't work:
> 
> {"type": "record", "namespace": "x", "name": "Y", "fields": [
>  {"name": "e", "type": {"type": "record", "name": "Z", "fields": [
>    {"name": "f", "type": "x.Z"}
>  ]}}
> ]}
> 
> It can't find the type "x.Z".
> 
> (this is similar to a Ruby problem https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-635).
> 
> I have a patch to make this work. Should I submit a JIRA or is this issue already fixed/not
a problem?

Sounds like a patch in JIRA would be ideal.

 - Bruce


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