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Re: Passing date as command line arguments
Matt Tucker 2012-08-04, 02:15
Hi,

In the command line, you want to wrap 20120709 in double-quotes, as they get stripped when being passed into the hiveconf variable.

Matt

On Aug 3, 2012, at 6:48 PM, Techy Teck <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I have my below query in test1.hql file. I am trying to pass the date (dt) as the command line argument.
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> select * from lip_data_quality where dt = '${hiveconf: start_date}';
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> So whenever I try to run the above test1.hql file like this-
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>  hive -f hivetest1.hql -hiveconf start_date=20120709
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> I get zero records back. But the data is there in that table for that date. Why is it so? Something wrong I am doing?
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> Can anyone help me out here? I was following Bejoy's Article here http://kickstarthadoop.blogspot.com/2011/10/include-values-during-execution-time-in.html
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