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Re: Handling bad records
Thanks that's helpful. In that example what is "A" and "B" referring to? Is
that the output file name?

mos.getCollector("seq", "A", reporter).collect(key, new Text("Bye"));
mos.getCollector("seq", "B", reporter).collect(key, new Text("Chau"));
On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 9:53 PM, Harsh J <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Mohit,
> Use the MultipleOutputs API:
> http://hadoop.apache.org/common/docs/current/api/org/apache/hadoop/mapred/lib/MultipleOutputs.html
> to have a named output of bad records. There is an example of use
> detailed on the link.
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 3:48 AM, Mohit Anchlia <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > What's the best way to write records to a different file? I am doing xml
> > processing and during processing I might come accross invalid xml format.
> > Current I have it under try catch block and writing to log4j. But I think
> > it would be better to just write it to an output file that just contains
> > errors.
> --
> Harsh J