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Re: Creating a table with a custom InputFormat
Edward Capriolo 2012-10-11, 02:49
No this is not we have a ticket open to propage tbl properies matching
a pattern to the input format but not complete yet.

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 10:21 PM, Josh Spiegel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I want to create a table with a custom InputFormat.  For example, something
> like this:
>
> CREATE TABLE xxx (blah string)
> STORED AS
>    INPUTFORMAT 'org.foo.MyInputFormat'
>    OUTPUTFORMAT 'org.foo.MyOutputFormat'
> ;
>
> I also want to be able specify some configuration values that will be
> available to the InputFormat (possibly via the JobConf).  Is this possible?
>
> It looks like "stored by"/HiveStorageHandler might make this possible by
> allowing me to push TBLPROPERTIES into the JobConf.  But I would like to
> avoid a non-native table if possible.
>
> Thanks,
> Josh