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Re: Customizing hbase shell's table formatting
Michael Segel 2012-12-19, 19:17
How is your JRuby skills?
On Dec 19, 2012, at 1:05 PM, Adam Phelps <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Is there a reasonably straight forward way to customize the shell's
> output for a given table?  While many of our tables use string based
> data, we have some that use serialized data which is useless to view
> directly in the shell on the occasions where it'd be useful for
> debugging the output of a M/R job.
>
> I'd think there'd be a way to write a object to serialize and
> deserialize the keys and values that could be plugged into the shell,
> but I'm not quickly finding how I'd do that.
>
> (Note - I know almost nothing about ruby so I could easily be
> overlooking something).
>
> - Adam
>