hive.merge.mapredfiles is effective if there is a reducer for your job.
Otherwise you should have set hive.merge.mapfiles to true.
On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 11:22 PM, Sammy Yu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I'm running the latest version of trunk r953172. I'm doing doing a
> dynamic partition insert overwrite query which generates a lot of small
> files in each of the partition. I was hoping this could be solved by
> setting hive.merge.mapredfiles to true. However, it seems like whenever the
> job is submitted it is always set to false, thus it doesnt seem to have any
> effect. I also tried to modified this property in the hive-default.xml, but
> it didn't work either.