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From "Abraham Elmahrek (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (SQOOP-1965) Naming support for Connector, Link, Job instances
Date Tue, 16 Jun 2015 10:01:02 GMT

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Abraham Elmahrek commented on SQOOP-1965:
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There seem to be some problems with the pre-commit hook that are unrelated to the patch. Let's
wait a day and try again.

> Naming support for Connector, Link, Job instances
> -------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: SQOOP-1965
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SQOOP-1965
>             Project: Sqoop
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: sqoop2-api
>    Affects Versions: 2.0.0
>            Reporter: Jerry Chen
>            Assignee: Banmeet Singh
>              Labels: newbie
>             Fix For: 2.0.0
>
>         Attachments: SQOOP-1965-1.patch, SQOOP-1965-2.patch, SQOOP-1965.patch
>
>
> Currently, each connector, link or job instances are identified by an numbered id. (Automatically
allocated by increment?) 
> The id is used everywhere in the shell to refer to the specific object instance. For
example, when creating a Job, link id number are specified as from or to link.
> Using of numbered id is simple for the implementation but the numbered id is very difficult
to make reference and hard to remember.
> It is a common practice to give a meaningful name to each instance and thus can be referenced
with the name. This can dramatically increase the usability of the system. 



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