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From Sid Kumar <sqlsid...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: override mapred-site.xml from command line
Date Wed, 06 Jun 2012 23:06:13 GMT
Mayank,
I dont have a final tag for that property set. I looked at the
mapred-default.xml in the src/mapred folder and that doesn't have a final
tag too. Should I set it explicitly to false?

Sid

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Mayank Bansal <mayank@apache.org> wrote:

> Check your mapred site xml if these parameters have <final>true</final>
>
> making final to false should solve your problem.
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 3:41 PM, Sid Kumar <sqlsid101@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to override mapred-site.xml (more specifically
>> mapred.compress.map.output
>> and mapred.output.compression.
>> codec) from the command line when I
>> execute the jar.
>> I have been using hadoop jar <jarname> <class> -
>> Dmapred.compress.map.output=true and
>> -Dmapred.output.compression.codec=org.apache.hadoop.io.SnappyCodec
>>
>> The above doesnt work as the job.xml for the jar still uses the default
>> properties and not the one i specify here. Is there a different approach to
>> override these properties. I am submitting jobs from a client machine that
>> has the same version of configuration files as my cluster.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Sid
>>
>
>

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