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Re: Timeout for an EvalFunc UDF
Alan Gates 2012-05-31, 17:12
Take a look at MonitoredUDF, http://pig.apache.org/docs/r0.9.2/udf.html search on MonitoredUDF.

Alan.

On May 31, 2012, at 6:46 AM, Ahmed Sobhi wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm trying to write an EvalFunc UDF... I know that in some rare cases my
> data will cause my udf to take forever... for such cases, I want the udf to
> just ignore these cases so I was thinking about having my logic timeout
> somehow.
>
> Is there any easy way I can do this?
>
> I know that timeouts would require the use of threads so I'm not sure if
> that would be ok or not. Can anyone provide more info on that?
>
> --
> Best Regards,
> Ahmed Sobhi
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