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  1. Avro
  2. AVRO-720

Generated code for arrays should accept extensions of array content type

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: java
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      Description

      Discovered when I upgraded a server from 1.3 to 1.4: trying to stuff a GenericData.Array<Utf8> object into a List<CharSequence> does not work; Avro should generate List<? implements CharSequence> instead. The same holds for other array types.

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        1. AVRO-720.patch
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          Doug Cutting

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              • Assignee:
                cutting Doug Cutting
                Reporter:
                hammer Jeff Hammerbacher
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