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Avro >> mail # dev >> Avro-C: namespace lookup and inherited namespaces


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Ben Walsh 2013-05-07, 10:17
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Re: Avro-C: namespace lookup and inherited namespaces
On May 7, 2013, at 5:17 PM, Ben Walsh <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

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> Hi
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> It seems that the C version of Avro doesn't resolve fully-qualified type names, and it doesn't understand inherited namespaces.
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> For example this doesn't work:
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> {"type": "record", "namespace": "x", "name": "Y", "fields": [
>  {"name": "e", "type": {"type": "record", "name": "Z", "fields": [
>    {"name": "f", "type": "x.Z"}
>  ]}}
> ]}
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> It can't find the type "x.Z".
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> (this is similar to a Ruby problem https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-635).
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> I have a patch to make this work. Should I submit a JIRA or is this issue already fixed/not a problem?

Sounds like a patch in JIRA would be ideal.

 - Bruce
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Martin Kleppmann 2013-05-07, 14:03
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Ben Walsh 2013-05-07, 15:00