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Re: Shared script commands
Hi Eric,

You can move REGISTER and SET to a properties file and DECLARE and DEFAULT
to a param file. Then, you can create an alias of pig like "pig -p <param
file> -P <property file>".

This is the best that I can think of. I am wondering if anyone has a better

On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 7:17 AM, Eric Czech <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm trying to determine the best way for all of my scripts to have
> shared initialization statements like jar register commands, default
> variable declarations, etc. and I'm not sure what the best way to do
> it is.
> Is it possible to create a script that does all of these boilerplate
> things and then use the "exec" command from all of my other scripts to
> call that "initialization" script?
> For example, here's a somewhat abstracted version of what all of my
> scripts start with:
> myscript.pig -->
> ------------- Boilerplate declarations necessary in ALL scripts
> -------------
> REGISTER /home/$USERNAME/apps/hadoop/build/share/myudfs.jar
> %DEFAULT SCRIPT_MODE 'development'
> SET pig.build.id '$BUILD_ID'
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> // pig code to do useful things
> */ end myscript.pig
> Or is there a better way to use shared pig code like this (macros
> don't allow a lot of the statements I need)?
> Thank you!