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Re: Can Hive 0.7 Rebuild partitions ?
afaik there is nothing like that currently. File a feature for this on the JIRA?

Ashish

On May 19, 2011, at 2:25 AM, Jasper Knulst wrote:

> Hi,
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> I have a partitioned external table on Hive 0.7. New subfolders are regularly added to the base table HDFS folder.
> I now have to perform this scan myself and let an external tool create new partitions by generating and firing ALTER TABLE ADD PARTITION commands.
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> Is there an easier way to have hive scan the base table folder to see if there are any new partitions around? Something like REBUILD PARTITIONS perhaps??
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> Couldn't find anything similar on the Hive/LanguageManual/DDL
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> Kind Regards
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> Jasper