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From Alejandro Abdelnur <t...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Stop chained mapreduce.
Date Mon, 12 Sep 2011 13:59:47 GMT

The MR output files names follow the pattern part-#### and you'll have as
many as reducers your job had.

As you know the output directory, you could do a fs.listStatus() of the
output directory and check all the part-* files.

Hope this helps.



On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 4:52 AM, ilyal levin <nipponilyal@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
> I created a chained mapreduce program where each job creates a SequenceFile
> output.
> My stopping condition is simply to check if the last output file (Type -
> SequenceFile) is empty.
>  In order to do that i need to use the SequenceFile.Reader
> and for him to read the data i need the path of the output file. The
> problem is that i don't know the name of the file,
> it usually depends on the number of the reducer. What can i do to solve
> this?
> Thanks.

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