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Re: Doubt about SequenceFile.Writer
Jeff Zhang 2010-02-07, 17:00
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.

Best Regards

Jeff Zhang