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From "Alejandro Abdelnur" <tuc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Parameterized InputFormats
Date Mon, 14 Jul 2008 10:45:53 GMT
If your InputFormat implements Configurable you'll get access to the
JobConf via the setConf(Configuration) method when Hadoop creates an
instance of your class.

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 11:20 PM, Nathan Marz <nathan@rapleaf.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Are there any plans to change the JobConf API so that it takes an instance
> of an InputFormat rather than the InputFormat class? I am finding the
> inability to properly parameterize my InputFormats to be very restricting.
> What's the reasoning behind having the class as a parameter rather than an
> instance?
>
> -Nathan Marz
>

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