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Re: Schema evolution and projection
Thanks for looking into this. I have raised AVRO-1270 for this issue.

Regards,
Chris
On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 10:04 AM, Douglas Creager <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> > I get:
> >
> > Reading evolved data with schema resolution, showing new field "c"...
> > Error: Reader field c doesn't appear in writer
> >
> > I was under the impression that I should have received the default value
> > of 42 for field 'c' for each item in the data file.
>
> So this is actually because the C API doesn't support default values
> yet.  :-/  The schema parsing code just ignores the "default" clause
> completely, which is why you're seeing that particular error message.
>
> That said, we do have all of the pieces in place to handle default
> values now; they've just never been hooked together.  Could you open a
> JIRA ticket for this?  I think it's something that we could bang
> together pretty quickly.
>
> cheers
> –doug
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