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Re: Customizing hbase shell's table formatting
Michael Segel 2012-12-19, 21:04
Well the shell is written in JRuby which is pretty much Ruby.

That's the best way to enhance the shell.

On Dec 19, 2012, at 2:56 PM, Adam Phelps <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Right up there with my ruby skills (ie I've done a very little editing
> of ruby or jruby scripts).  I'm fine with the J part of that, but thats
> about it.
>
> - Adam
>
> On 12/19/12 11:17 AM, Michael Segel wrote:
>> How is your JRuby skills?
>>
>>
>> On Dec 19, 2012, at 1:05 PM, Adam Phelps <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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>>> Is there a reasonably straight forward way to customize the shell's
>>> output for a given table?  While many of our tables use string based
>>> data, we have some that use serialized data which is useless to view
>>> directly in the shell on the occasions where it'd be useful for
>>> debugging the output of a M/R job.
>>>
>>> I'd think there'd be a way to write a object to serialize and
>>> deserialize the keys and values that could be plugged into the shell,
>>> but I'm not quickly finding how I'd do that.
>>>
>>> (Note - I know almost nothing about ruby so I could easily be
>>> overlooking something).
>>>
>>> - Adam
>>>
>>
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