Hi Sugandha,

Take gz file as an example, It is not splittable because of the compression
algorithm it is used.  It can not guarantee that one record is located in
one block, if one record is in 2 blocks, your program will crash since you
can not get the whole record.
On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 1:24 PM, Sugandha Naolekar
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
 
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