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Re: Bytes.toString(value)) returns empty string
Something Something 2011-01-22, 02:17
Sorry.  Dumb user error.  Thanks JD for replying. It's good to know that the
length is what I should look for in the future.

On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 10:49 AM, Jean-Daniel Cryans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> > The "Placement in byte" shows some value like this: [B@298488ef
>
> This line doesn't prove that there's actual data in that byte array,
> it only prints the object's address. You can verify there's data by
> looking at the length.
>
> Considering that the value object is empty, it'd suggest that you
> double-check your code in order to find out why you're not getting
> that data back if it's supposed to exist.
>
> J-D
>
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 11:52 PM, Something Something
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > I have a column that looks like this under hbase shell:
> >
> > column=Request:placement, timestamp=1295593730949,
> > value=specific.ea.tracking.promo.deadspace2
> >
> >
> > In my code I have something like this...
> >
> >   byte[] value = result.getValue(Bytes.toBytes("Request"),
> > Bytes.toBytes("placement"));
> >
> > LOG.info("Placement in byte: " + value);
> >
> > LOG.info("Placement in string: " + Bytes.toString(value));
> >
> >
> > The "Placement in byte" shows some value like this: [B@298488ef
> >
> > But "Placement in string" returns empty string.
> >
> > Any reason why?  Please help.  Thanks.
> >
>