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From "Ferdinand Xu (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (HIVE-7868) AvroSerDe error handling could be improved
Date Thu, 09 Oct 2014 03:01:34 GMT

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Ferdinand Xu updated HIVE-7868:
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    Attachment: HIVE-7868.2.patch

> AvroSerDe error handling could be improved
> ------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HIVE-7868
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-7868
>             Project: Hive
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Brock Noland
>            Assignee: Ferdinand Xu
>         Attachments: HIVE-7868.1.patch, HIVE-7868.2.patch
>
>
> When an Avro schema is invalid, AvroSerDe returns an error message instead of throwing
an exception. This is described in {{AvroSerdeUtils.determineSchemaOrReturnErrorSchema}}:
> {noformat}
>   /**
>    * Attempt to determine the schema via the usual means, but do not throw
>    * an exception if we fail.  Instead, signal failure via a special
>    * schema.  This is used because Hive calls init on the serde during
>    * any call, including calls to update the serde properties, meaning
>    * if the serde is in a bad state, there is no way to update that state.
>    */
> {noformat}
> I believe we should find a way to provide a better experience to our users.



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