-Re: Custom SerDe: Initialize() passes a null configuration to my Custom SerDe
Edward Capriolo 2013-10-14, 17:06
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On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 8:16 AM, Rui Martins <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi hive users,
> I am writing a custom SerDe that loads any protocol buffer generated
> For flexibility this class can live in a jar external to the SerDe's jar
> and then I just use the Hive Configuration class passed in the initiliaze
> to dynamically load it and set the schema for the Hive table.
> When I use my custom SerDe as a Deserializer it all works well, I get a
> Configuration and I correctly load the ProtoBuffer class from the external
> However, when I use the SerDe as a Serializer, the Configuration is always
> set to null so I have no way of loading the external class from the Jar.
> My questions are:
> * 1) Is the initialize(..) method in Serializer supposed to always pass
> a null Configuration?*
> * 2) Is there a way of creating or retrieving the current Hadoop/Hive
> Configuration when this parameter is passed as null?*
> Thank you,