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Re: Bug when adding multiple partitions
Looks like a bug. I'll fix that.

2013/8/15 Jan Dolinár <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> Hi everyone,
>
> Consider following DDL:
>
>     CREATE TABLE partition_test
>       (a INT)
>     PARTITIONED BY (b INT);
>
>     ALTER TABLE partition_test ADD
>         PARTITION (b=1) location '/tmp/test1'
>         PARTITION (b=2) location '/tmp/test2';
>
> Now lets have a look what was created:
>
>     DESCRIBE EXTENDED partition_test PARTITION (b=1);
>     DESCRIBE EXTENDED partition_test PARTITION (b=2);
>
> Both describe statements yield "location:hdfs://example.com:9000/tmp/test1",
> which is obviously incorrect.
>
> This behavior *is* mentioned on wiki[1], but the article speaks specifically
> of hive 0.7. I just tested this in versions 0.7.1 and 0.10.0, and they both
> exhibit this bug. I wasn't even able to find a JIRA for this issue, was I
> looking wrong? Or should a new one be created?
>
> Best regards,
> Jan Dolinar
>
> [1]
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/Hive/LanguageManual+DDL#LanguageManualDDL-AddPartitions