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From "Namit Jain (Commented) (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HIVE-2875) Renaming partition changes partition location prefix
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2012 20:33:40 GMT


Namit Jain commented on HIVE-2875:

Lot of tests are failing for me.
Can you debug this ?
> Renaming partition changes partition location prefix
> ----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HIVE-2875
>                 URL:
>             Project: Hive
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Kevin Wilfong
>            Assignee: Kevin Wilfong
>         Attachments: HIVE-2875.D2349.1.patch
> Renaming a partition changes the location of the partition to the default location of
the table, followed by the partition specification.  It should just change the partition specification
of the path.
> If the path does not end with the old partition specification, we should probably throw
an exception because renaming a partition should not change the path so dramatically, and
not changing the path to reflect the new partition name could leave the partition in a very
confusing state.

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