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Map Reduce Jobs bound to "String" StringType

am I right with saying: When using the Map Reduce new API, there are always
Java Strings created for avro string types?

I know about the "avro.string.type" property but even when leaving this
untouched, I get Strings.

In AvroRecordReaderBase there is a ReflectDatumReader instantiated

 mAvroFileReader = createAvroFileReader(seekableFileInput,

        new ReflectDatumReader<T>(mReaderSchema));
and in this this method is always called:

  protected Object readString(Object old, Decoder in) throws IOException {

    return super.readString(null, in).toString();

Is there a way to circumvent this and keep using Utf8?
Doug Cutting 2013-08-13, 17:28
Johannes Schulte 2013-08-13, 20:31