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From Clément MATHIEU (JIRA) <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (AVRO-1787) Add support of directories & globs to concat
Date Thu, 21 Jan 2016 20:46:39 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-1787?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

Clément MATHIEU updated AVRO-1787:
    Status: Patch Available  (was: Open)

> Add support of directories & globs to concat
> --------------------------------------------
>                 Key: AVRO-1787
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-1787
>             Project: Avro
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: java
>    Affects Versions: 1.7.7
>            Reporter: Clément MATHIEU
>         Attachments: AVRO-1787.patch
> While answering [this question|http://stackoverflow.com/questions/34856838/concat-avro-files-using-avro-tools/34899425#34899425]
on stack overflow, I noticed that the concat tool does not support directories or glob patterns
as "input-file".
>  OP's use case seems very valid but accepting only files as input push the burden on
> I think that it makes sense to also accept directories as input like cat does. Supporting
glob patterns seems also useful if one want to concatenate the output of a MR job (in this
case passing the directory won't work because of the {{_SUCESS}} file).
> I have quickly patched {{concat}} to support files, directories and glob patterns. Support
of glob patterns has been added to {{cat}} since it seems useful too.
> This change should not introduce regression for users. But any feedback about glob patterns
is welcome.

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