we are usually not seeing any issues with transferring text data in UTF. How are you validating the imported file? I can imagine that your shell might be messing the encoding.
On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 03:13:22PM -0700, Varun wrote:
> I am importing data from MySql to HDFS using free-form query import.
> It works fine but facing issue when the data is utf-8.The source(MySql) db
> is utf-8 compatible but looks like sqoop is converting the data during
> Example - The source value - elémeñt is loaded as elÃ©meÃ±t to HDFS.
> Please provide a solution for this.
> Thanks in advance!
> << Varun..>>