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Re: Doubt about SequenceFile.Writer
The SequenceFile is not text file, so you can not see the content by
invoking unix command cat.
But you can get the text content by using hadoop command : hadoop fs -text
On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 8:51 AM, Andiana Squazo Ringa <

> Hi,
>   I have written to a sideeffect file using SequenceFile.Writer  . But when
> I cat the file, it is printing some unreadable characters . I did not use
> any compression code.
> Why is this so?
> Thanks,
> Ringa.

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Jeff Zhang