Take a look at https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIG-2353 I believe that's the JIRA for where they're doing the work.
On Aug 14, 2012, at 3:38 AM, Lauren Blau wrote:
> Is the source for it available in the development area? I'd be happy to
> help if I can.
> On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 6:05 AM, Gianmarco De Francisci Morales <
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> We are finalizing a feature that would solve your problems, something like
>> ROW_NUMBER in some SQL dialect, we call it RANK.
>> This operator will add a unique consecutive row number to each tuple in the
>> Then you will be able to join the two relationships on the rank field.
>> For the moment being, however, I think there is no easy way to achieve what
>> you want to do.
>> On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 11:55 AM, Lauren Blau <
>> [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> I want to match up tuples from 2 relations. For each key, the 2
>>> will always have the same number of tuples and match by position (the
>>> tuple in each are a match, the second tuple in each, etc).
>>> so if I have
>>> relation1 = 5,9,7
>>> relation2 = z,a,d
>>> I want to end up with
>>> relation3 = (5,z),(9,a),(7,d)
>>> I figure I need a way to generate a matching key on the ordered tuples of
>>> the relations and then do a cogroup. But I'm stuck on generating the key.
>>> Since adding a field is a project, I assume this has to be done as part
>>> a foreach loop. But I'm not sure how I can maintain the order while
>>> a field to each tuple.