hadoop-hive-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Pradeep Kamath (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (HIVE-1428) ALTER TABLE ADD PARTITION fails with a remote Thirft metastore
Date Thu, 08 Jul 2010 16:00:57 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-1428?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel
]

Pradeep Kamath updated HIVE-1428:
---------------------------------

    Attachment: HIVE-1428-2.patch

New patch with unit tests included. Thanks for the suggestion of using threads Paul, have
used that in the unit test. I have made a change in HiveConf to enable the unit test. The
remaining changes in the patch are as in the first version - to throw NoSuchObjectException
in getPartition() when no partition exists. This mainly changes the generated thrift code
(to add throws in the method signature) and in other code which interacts with it to catch
the exception and set the partition object to null.

> ALTER TABLE ADD PARTITION fails with a remote Thirft metastore
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HIVE-1428
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-1428
>             Project: Hadoop Hive
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Metastore
>    Affects Versions: 0.6.0, 0.7.0
>            Reporter: Paul Yang
>         Attachments: HIVE-1428-2.patch, HIVE-1428.patch, TestHiveMetaStoreRemote.java
>
>
> If the hive cli is configured to use a remote metastore, ALTER TABLE ... ADD PARTITION
commands will fail with an error similar to the following:
> [pradeepk@chargesize:~/dev/howl]hive --auxpath ult-serde.jar -e "ALTER TABLE mytable
add partition(datestamp = '20091101', srcid = '10',action) location '/user/pradeepk/mytable/20091101/10';"
> 10/06/16 17:08:59 WARN conf.Configuration: DEPRECATED: hadoop-site.xml found in the classpath.
Usage of hadoop-site.xml is deprecated. Instead use core-site.xml, mapred-site.xml and hdfs-site.xml
to override properties of core-default.xml, mapred-default.xml and hdfs-default.xml respectively
> Hive history file=/tmp/pradeepk/hive_job_log_pradeepk_201006161709_1934304805.txt
> FAILED: Error in metadata: org.apache.thrift.TApplicationException: get_partition failed:
unknown result
> FAILED: Execution Error, return code 1 from org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.exec.DDLTask
> [pradeepk@chargesize:~/dev/howl]
> This is due to a check that tries to retrieve the partition to see if it exists. If it
does not, an attempt is made to pass a null value from the metastore. Since thrift does not
support null return values, an exception is thrown.

-- 
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