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  1. Hive
  2. HIVE-5085

Hive Metatool errors out if HIVE_OPTS is set

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 0.12.0
    • Component/s: Clients
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      Description

      If HIVE_OPTS were to be set, then the Hive Metatool fails on parsing the commandline arguments. This can happen, for example, if HIVE_AUX_JARS_PATH were to include the HCatalog jar.

      The result, then, is that it tries to execute the following:

      exec $HADOOP jar ${HIVE_LIB}/hive-cli-*.jar $CLASS $HIVE_OPTS "$@"
      

      which maps to:

      exec /usr/lib/hadoop/bin/hadoop jar /usr/lib/hive/lib/hive-cli-0.11.0.2.0.5.0-30.jar org.apache.hadoop.hive.metastore.tools.HiveMetaTool -hiveconf hive.aux.jars.path=file:///usr/lib/hcatalog/share/hcatalog/hcatalog-core.jar -listFSRoot
      

      Then Metatool chokes on seeing the "-hiveconf" parameter.

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        1. HIVE-5085.patch
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          Sushanth Sowmyan

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              • Assignee:
                sushanth Sushanth Sowmyan
                Reporter:
                sushanth Sushanth Sowmyan
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