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From Scott Carey <scottca...@apache.org>
Subject Re: mapreduce api compatibility
Date Mon, 08 Aug 2011 21:43:37 GMT
Hadoop 0.20.x and above still support the old (0.19.x and prior) mapred API.

An implementation based on the new 0.20.x mapreduce API would be fairly
straightforward, you can almost copy the mapred package to a mapreduce
package, and modify the classes.

AVRO-593 below does not seem to have anyone actively working on it, anyone
that wishes to do so should probably update the ticket and continue the
discussion there.

On 8/2/11 2:35 PM, "Arun Ramakrishnan" <sinchronized.arun@gmail.com> wrote:

> I am using Avro 1.5.1 and cdh3u0 ( 0.20.2 ) .  Does anyone know if they are
> compatible. I decided to ask before i run into any problems.
> Where is the documentation that talks about this ?
> This indicates 20.2 is compatible with avro 1.3.2
> https://github.com/tomwhite/hadoop-book/blob/master/avro/ivy.xml
> I understand this is specific to the new mapreduce api.
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-593
> Also, is there any plans to work on the new mapreduce api for avro i.e the
> issue above. If I want to attempt it, how much work do you think it would be
> and also can be broken down into sub components.
> thanks
> Arun

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