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From shashwat shriparv <dwivedishash...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Error in metadata: MetaException(message:java.lang.IllegalStateException: Can't overwrite cause)
Date Thu, 27 Feb 2014 07:39:58 GMT
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On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 12:52 PM, Rishabh Bhardwaj <rbnext29@yahoo.com>wrote:

>
>
>   On Thursday, 27 February 2014 12:37 PM, Rishabh Bhardwaj <
> rbnext29@yahoo.com> wrote:
>  Hi ,
>
> I have created a external table and when I provide the location of the
> data for this table I get the following error:
> FAILED: Error in metadata:
> MetaException(message:java.lang.IllegalStateException: Can't overwrite
> cause)
> FAILED: Execution Error, return code 1 from
> org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.exec.DDLTask
> Also I am able to load the same file using PIG Script using the
> PigStorage() loader function.
> I have the following permissions on the file:   rw-rw-r--
> and on the folder where this file resides (Giving the path of this folder
> in location in the query ) : drwxrwxr-x
> What can be the cause for this and how to correct this error ?
>
>
>

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