Thank you Jarcec and Ranjith for your inputs.
Good wishes,always !
On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 11:27 AM, Ranjith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> Another option is to use the .hiverc file and set the property to make it
> external. This will default the tables to being external. It is a hack but
> you ca avoid the alter table command.
> On Jan 7, 2013, at 6:23 AM, Jarek Jarcec Cecho <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Hi Santosh,
> > Sqoop is not supporting HIVE external tables at the moment.
> > Feel free to file a JIRA  to add such support.
> > Jarcec
> > Links:
> > 1: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SQOOP
> > On Mon, Jan 07, 2013 at 07:52:17PM +0800, Santosh Achhra wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> Is creating external tables not supported in Sqoop ? When I execute
> >> import command with --hiveimport option, by default a managed tables is
> >> getting created, then I have to fire Alter command to change table
> >> properties to change table to external table
> >> Good wishes,always !
> >> Santosh