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  2. HIVE-1977

DESCRIBE TABLE syntax doesn't support specifying a database qualified table name

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      The syntax for DESCRIBE is broken. It should be:

      DESCRIBE [EXTENDED] [database DOT]table [column]
      

      but is actually

      DESCRIBE [EXTENDED] table[DOT col_name]
      

      Ref: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/describe.html

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        1. HIVE-1977.1.patch.txt
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          Zhenxiao Luo
        2. HIVE-1977.2.patch.txt
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        3. HIVE-1977.3.patch.txt
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        4. HIVE-1977.4.patch.txt
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        5. HIVE-1977.5.patch.txt
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        6. HIVE-1977.6.patch.txt
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              • Assignee:
                zhenxiao Zhenxiao Luo
                Reporter:
                cwsteinbach Carl Steinbach
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