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Re: Error while parsing commandline properties
Jeff Yuan 2013-03-03, 06:11
I guess maybe I was confused between the concept of parameter (as in
parameter substitution) and properties. I think I cleared it up now.
Thanks!

On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 5:21 PM, Johnny Zhang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi, Jeff:
> If I understand correctly. I think you need that if you need to pass value
> to parameter in pig script in runtime. However, the value should be passed
> in by "pig -param <param>=<value>" instead of "pig -p", Can you try that?
>
> Johnny
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> On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 4:58 PM, Jeff Yuan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
>> Hi Johnny,
>> Actually it was a mistake on my part. I was writing some custom code
>> that launches Grunt and I had a call that passed my input through
>> ParameterSubstitutionPreprocessor when it may not need to be. I
>> haven't had a chance to thoroughly read that class. Do you know off
>> the top of your head what kind of functionality does this class
>> provide? Would I be correct in assuming it's normally not needed?
>>
>> Jeff
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 4:11 PM, Johnny Zhang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > Hi, Jeff:
>> > It works for me though. Can you paste the whole command?
>> >
>> > Johnny
>> >
>> >
>> > On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 4:04 PM, Jeff Yuan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi guys,
>> >>
>> >> I'm running pig from the command line in local mode, and trying to
>> >> pass in some properties, for example:
>> >> pig -x local ... -p mapred.map.tasks=2 -p mapred.reduce.tasks=1 ...
>> >>
>> >> I'm getting errors;
>> >> INFO parameters.ParameterSubstitutionPreprocessor: Encountered "
>> >> <OTHER> ".map.tasks=2 "" at line 1, column 7.
>> >> Was expecting:
>> >>     "=" ...
>> >>
>> >> My question is, what am I doing wrong? What's the correct way to pass
>> >> in the properties via command line arguments?
>> >>
>> >> Thanks,
>> >> Jeff
>> >>
>>