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From easyv...@gmail.com
Subject Re: Make a copy of an avro record
Date Sun, 11 Mar 2012 20:52:20 GMT
There is deepcopy method on genericdata I think 

I used it to create deep copies of the avro data

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On Mar 11, 2012, at 3:40 PM, Jeremy Lewi <jeremy@lewi.us> wrote:

> Hi,
> In java, I'd like to make a deep copy of an avro record.
> Looking at the code that the avro compiler generates it looks like the way to do this
for records of type GraphNodeData
> would be
> GraphNodeData copy = GraphNodeData.newBuilder(existing_value).build();
> where GraphNodeData is the name of my avro record.
> Unfortunately, this generates a compile time error because  
> the method GraphNodeData.build  is decorated with "@Override" but it apparently does
not override any method.
> Deleting "@Override" makes the code work. Unfortunately, I would have to do this every
time I regenerated my avro classes from the schema.
> Am I doing something wrong or should I file a bug?
> Thanks
> J

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