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ey-chih chow 2012-01-31, 01:49
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Re: issue with resolveUnion() in GenericData.java

Can you file a JIRA for this at
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO with details on the version
you used and a short test case we can reproduce this with (or if not a
test case, even a few detailed steps to running into this would help)?

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 7:19 AM, ey-chih chow <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi,
> We got an issue with avro serialization/de-serialization when running a
> map-reduce job against avro data.  The input schema of the job is union of
> two schemas.  One of them is generated with Sqoop.  When avro calls to
> resolveUnion(Schema union, Object datum) in GenericData.java, it compares
> the names of component schemas of the union with that of the schema of
> datum.  However, the comparison alway fails because one of the name prepends
> with the corresponding namespace and the other not.  We have a workaround
> for this.  But we think this is a bug.  Can somebody verify this and fix it?
>  Thanks.

Harsh J
Customer Ops. Engineer, Cloudera