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Subject [jira] [Commented] (SQOOP-3387) Include Column-Remarks
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2018 13:42:00 GMT

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ASF GitHub Bot commented on SQOOP-3387:
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GitHub user hatala91 opened a pull request:

    https://github.com/apache/sqoop/pull/49

    SQOOP-3387: Add column remarks to avro schema file

    Needs further work to work with different databases.
    
    E. g. to work with Oracle we would need to add ojdbc jar as a dependency and setRemarksReporting(true)
in OracleManager when opening a connection. 

You can merge this pull request into a Git repository by running:

    $ git pull https://github.com/hatala91/sqoop trunk

Alternatively you can review and apply these changes as the patch at:

    https://github.com/apache/sqoop/pull/49.patch

To close this pull request, make a commit to your master/trunk branch
with (at least) the following in the commit message:

    This closes #49
    
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commit c8c8b37cb516ea68c2edf3b5b0a87a429950e41d
Author: hatala91 <hatala91@...>
Date:   2018-10-01T13:33:56Z

    SQOOP-3387: Add column remarks to avro schema file

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> Include Column-Remarks
> ----------------------
>
>                 Key: SQOOP-3387
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SQOOP-3387
>             Project: Sqoop
>          Issue Type: Wish
>          Components: connectors, metastore
>    Affects Versions: 1.4.7
>            Reporter: Tomas Sebastian Hätälä
>            Priority: Critical
>              Labels: easy-fix, features
>             Fix For: 1.5.0
>
>
> In most RDBMS it is possible to enter comments/ remarks for table and view columns. That
way a user can obtain additional information regarding the data and how to use it.
> With the avro file format it would be possible to store this information in the schema
file using the "doc"-tag. At the moment this is, however, left blanc.



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