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Niels Basjes 2013-07-10, 19:37
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Niels Basjes 2013-07-10, 19:51
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Pradeep Gollakota 2013-07-10, 20:01
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Re: ERROR 1071: Cannot convert a generic_writablecomparable to a String
Hi,

On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 10:01 PM, Pradeep Gollakota <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Instead of doing "values.add((Text) value);" try doing
> "values.add(value.toString());" (And make sure that values is of type
> List<String> instead of List<Text>)
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> I'm not too sure of the details but the problem seems to be that you're
> trying to cast a GenericWritableComparable (i.e. Text) into String
> (chararray).
>

Yes, that worked. Thanks.
Apparently I've been programming MR jobs in native Java for too long ;)

Niels Basjes