hadoop-hive-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Min Zhou (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Created: (HIVE-814) exception alter a int typed column to date/datetime/timestamp
Date Fri, 04 Sep 2009 02:04:57 GMT
exception alter a int typed column to date/datetime/timestamp
-------------------------------------------------------------

                 Key: HIVE-814
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-814
             Project: Hadoop Hive
          Issue Type: Bug
            Reporter: Min Zhou


As fas as i know, time types can only be used in partitions,  normal columns is not allowed
to be set as those types . But it's found can alter a no time types column to date/datetime/timestamp,but
exceptions will be throwed when describing.

hive> create table pokes(foo int, bar string);
OK
Time taken: 0.894 seconds
hive> alter table pokes replace columns(foo date, bar string);
OK
Time taken: 0.266 seconds

hive> describe pokes;      
FAILED: Error in metadata: MetaException(message:java.lang.IllegalArgumentException Error:
type expected at the position 0 of 'date:string' but 'date' is found.)
FAILED: Execution Error, return code 1 from org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.exec.DDLTask

-- 
This message is automatically generated by JIRA.
-
You can reply to this email to add a comment to the issue online.


Mime
View raw message