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Pig >> mail # user >> regular expression as delimiter in PigStorage?

lei tang 2012-09-28, 23:05
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Re: regular expression as delimiter in PigStorage?
Hi Lei,
This is currently not supported.
However one can always create a new loadfunc and implement his own parsing
(perhaps by extending PigStorage and overriding the parsing bits).


On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 4:05 PM, lei tang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi,
> Is it possible to use a regular expression as a delimiter to load a data,
> say sth. like
> A = load 'data' using PigStorage('\s+');
> However, by checking the doc, it seems that only one character is accepted
> as the delimiter.
> http://pig.apache.org/docs/r0.10.0/api/org/apache/pig/builtin/PigStorage.html
> Just wondering whether there is any way to achieve similar goal  as the
> command above.  BTW,  I'm using Pig 0.10.0.
> Thanks,
> - Lei