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Re: precommit exception when opening HFiles.
Ah. Indeed. Now the interesting question is: Why does it fail sometimes.
I guess we should continue the discussion on the jira that Andy created.

Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 3:28 PM
Subject: Re: precommit exception when opening HFiles.
RawComparator is an interface:

public interface RawComparator<T> extends Comparator<T> {

On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 3:26 PM, Stack <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 3:16 PM, Andrew Purtell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > There's a default assignment of org.apache.hadoop.io.RawComparator for
> that
> > case, even if it were likely.
> >
> > comparatorClassName is set to org.apache.hadoop.io.RawComparator. The
> > instantiation of this class is what is failing. The class can't be found.
> >  I've seen this sort of thing happen when jars are pulled out from under
> > the JVM. No idea what is really going on here.
> >
> >
> Yeah.  This is what I saw taking a look this morning.  The test is plain
> enough.   We can't read the hfiles because can't find the class.  I can't
> explain.
> St.Ack