you're right - Sqoop 1 metastore is not pluggable piece and it can be used only with hsqldb.
We've changed this in Sqoop 2 where the repository is fully pluggable.
On Thu, Dec 06, 2012 at 04:54:15PM +0530, Priyadarshini Verma wrote:
> I wanted to use postgresql as backend for Sqoop Metastore instead of
> hsqldb. But it looks like currently the metastore feature is not pluggable
> - as in there is no freedom to choose a backend. The way you have it for
> Hive metastore.
> Is my analysis correct, or is there a way to do this? If not, how can I get
> in included in Sqoop?