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Benjamin Reed reassigned PIG-836:
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    Assignee: Benjamin Reed

> Allow setting of end-of-record delimiter in PigStorage
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>                 Key: PIG-836
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIG-836
>             Project: Pig
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: impl
>            Reporter: George Mavromatis
>            Assignee: Benjamin Reed
>             Fix For: 0.2.0
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> PigStorage allows overriding the default field delimiter ('\t'), but does not 
> allow overriding the record delimiter ('\n').
> It is a valid use case that fields contain new lines, e.g. because they are 
> contents of a document/web page. It is possible for the user to create a 
> custom load/store UDF to achieve that, but that is extra work on the user, 
> many users will have to do it , and that udf would be the exact code 
> duplicate of the PigStorage except for the delimiter.
> Thus, PigStorage() should allow to configure both field and record separators.

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