-Re: Has anyone developed a utility to tell what is missing from a record?
Scott Carey 2013-04-06, 20:42
For the Specific API, there are builders that will not let you construct an
object that can not be serialized.
The Generic API should have the same thing, but I am not 100% sure the
builder there covers it.
I have always avoided using any API that allows me to create an object that
is unsafe to serialize since finding out at serialization time is a huge
pain (and in my case, is often on a separate thread from the place it was
On 4/4/13 6:58 AM, "Jonathan Coveney" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I'm working on migrating an internally developed serialization format to Avro.
> In the process, there have been many cases where I made a mistake migrating
> the schema (I've automated it), and then avro cries that a record I'm trying
> to serialize doesn't match the schema. Generally, the error it gives doesn't
> help find the actual issue, and for a big enough record finding the issue can
> be tedious.
> I've thought about making a tool which, given the schema and the record would
> tell you what the issue is, but I'm wondering if this already exists? I
> suppose the error message could also include this information...