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Re: Can we use escape sequences in file_roll sink?
Currently escaping is  not supported by File Roll Sink, but I think there is a jira to enable it - perhaps you want to submit a patch?
On Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:04 PM, Lenin Raj wrote:

> Hello,
> I tried to use %Y in my sink.directory in the file_roll sink but it resulted in exception:
> 15 Jun 2013 00:26:20,596 ERROR [SinkRunner-PollingRunner-DefaultSinkProcessor] (org.apache.flume.SinkRunner$PollingRunner.run:160)  - Unable to deliver event. Exception follows.
> org.apache.flume.EventDeliveryException: Failed to open file /var/emaillenin/card/data/%Y/1371236170080-1 while delivering event
>         at org.apache.flume.sink.RollingFileSink.process(RollingFileSink.java:177)
>         at org.apache.flume.sink.DefaultSinkProcessor.process(DefaultSinkProcessor.java:68)
>         at org.apache.flume.SinkRunner$PollingRunner.run(SinkRunner.java:147)
>         at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662)
> Caused by: java.io.FileNotFoundException: /var/emaillenin/card/data/%Y/1371236170080-1 (No such file or directory)
>         at java.io.FileOutputStream.open(Native Method)
>         at java.io.FileOutputStream.<init>(FileOutputStream.java:194)
>         at java.io.FileOutputStream.<init>(FileOutputStream.java:145)
>         at org.apache.flume.sink.RollingFileSink.process(RollingFileSink.java:169)
>         ... 3 more
> When I remove %Y from the path and tried again, the files get created successfuly. Are there any ways to use these escape sequences in file_roll sink?
> Thanks,
> Lenin