Resolution: Not A Problem
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current mapreduce api is using RawComparator interface in:
This interface has no lifecycle support. I propose to change that methods to take argument new class implements RawComparator with setup and cleanup methods.
This will leave existing code with RawComparator alone, Providing some backward compatibility.
class SortComparator implements RawComparator