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  1. Hadoop Common
  2. HADOOP-4151

Add a memcmp-compatible interface for key types

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 0.19.0
    • Component/s: None
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      Description

      Sometimes it's beneficial to treat types (like BytesWritable and Text) as byte arrays, agnostic to their type. Adding an interface to tag key types as amenable to this treatment can permit optimizations and reuse for that subset of types in tools and libraries.

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        1. 4151-4.patch
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          Christopher Douglas
        2. 4151-3.patch
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          Christopher Douglas
        3. 4151-2.patch
          18 kB
          Christopher Douglas
        4. 4151-1.patch
          17 kB
          Christopher Douglas
        5. 4151-0.patch
          15 kB
          Christopher Douglas

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                cdouglas Christopher Douglas
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                cdouglas Christopher Douglas
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