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Re: sqoop-1.4.2 --export-dir
Jarek Jarcec Cecho 2013-03-15, 18:05
Hi Matthieu,
You're right, parameter --export-dir is not doing any recursive lookup for files. It expects directory with files that you want export.

Jarcec

On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 01:36:50PM -0400, Matthieu Labour wrote:
> Hi
>
> I am using sqoop-1.4.2 to export to Sql. Thank you for creating this too.
>
> My question concerns the use of --export-dir. It seems that --export-dir
> does not work when the dir being passed is the root of subdirectories.
> Please can you advise? Thank you.
>
> Example:
>
> The following command exports the data to Sql
>
> ~/sqoop-1.4.2.bin__hadoop-1.0.0/bin/sqoop export --connect
> jdbc:postgresql://ec2-XX-XXX-XXX-XXX.compute-1.amazonaws.com:XXXX/xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> --username xxxxxxxxxx --password xxxxxxxxxx --table
> ml_ys_log_gmt_daily_experiment_2 --export-dir
> =hdfs:///mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-01
> --input-fields-terminated-by='\t' --lines-terminated-by='\n' --verbose
> --batch
>
>
> hadoop@domU-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX:/mnt/var/lib/hadoop/steps/2$ hadoop fs -ls
> hdfs:///mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-01
> Found 1 items
> -rw-r--r--   1 hadoop supergroup   15931406 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-01/part-r-00001
>
> The following command does not export the data to Sql
>
> ~/sqoop-1.4.2.bin__hadoop-1.0.0/bin/sqoop export --connect
> jdbc:postgresql://ec2-XX-XXX-XXX-XXX.compute-1.amazonaws.com:XXXX/xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> --username xxxxxxxxxx --password xxxxxxxxxx --table
> ml_ys_log_gmt_daily_experiment_2 --export-dir
> =hdfs:///mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized
> --input-fields-terminated-by='\t' --lines-terminated-by='\n' --verbose
> --batch
>
> hadoop@domU-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX:/mnt/var/lib/hadoop/steps/2$ hadoop fs -ls
> hdfs:///mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/
> Found 44 items
> -rw-r--r--   1 hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/_SUCCESS
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-01
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-02
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-03
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-04
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-05
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-06
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-07
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-08
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-09
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-10
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-11
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:03
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-12
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:04
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-13
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:04
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-14
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:04
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-15
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:04
> /mnt/var/lib/hadoop/dfs/logs_daily_sanitized/dt=2013-02-16
> drwxr-xr-x   - hadoop supergroup          0 2013-03-15 17:04