Do you mean the InputFormat splits the file across record boundaries??I
actually didn't get your question. What do you mean by 'record' with
respect to HDFS. Did you mean HDFS block?
On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 10:20 PM, Praveen Sripati
> HDFS splits the file across record boundaries. So, how does the mapper
> processing the second block (b2) determine that the first record is
> incomplete and should process starting from the second record in the block