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Re: Synthetic keys
You can do this, but pig has a CROSS keyword that you can use.
2013/5/23 Mehmet Tepedelenlioglu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

> Hi,
> I am using this:
> x = join a by 1, b by 1  using 'replicated';
> with the hope that it generates some synthetic key '1' on both a and b and
> joins it on that key, thereby, in this case, doing a clean map side cross
> of
> a and b with no schema changes (exactly the way a cross would work). It
> seems to be working, but since I just tried it and it worked, I am not sure
> if there is anything in there I should be aware of. Does anyone know?
> Thanks,
> Mehmet