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  1. Hive
  2. HIVE-21519

The meta data of table is not updated after setting a new data location

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 1.1.0
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Database/Schema
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      Description

      re-produce steps:

      1. create a new hive table T1 (without any partition)
      2.  persist some data into T1
      3. create a new hive table T2 (without any partition)
      4. alter table T2 set location path-to-T1-HDFS-folder

      expected result:

           The metadata of T2 is changed accordingly

       

      actual resut:

          The metadata of T2 is not changed

      even after running the commands:

         analyze table T2 compute statistics (only the number of rows was updated)

         msck repair table T2 (no effect)

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              Reporter:
              brian.lu Boying Lu
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