Jeff Zhang commented on PIG-1110:

Response to Richard,

1. If you worry about the API compatibility of PigStorage() since PigStorage() 
is the default LoadFunc of Pig,  there's another option that we can provide 
another LoadFunc having the ability of compression, I mean we can create a new 
LoadFunc such as Bz2PigStorage(). 

2. Actually the file name in Store statement is the folder name not the file 
name, we will get part-00000.bz2 under this folder. The part-00000.bz2 is the 
real file which is consumed by hadoop. Hadoop will check the file name rather 
the folder name to determine the compression codec.

> Handle compressed file formats -- Gz, BZip with the new proposal
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: PIG-1110
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIG-1110
>             Project: Pig
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>            Reporter: Richard Ding
>            Assignee: Richard Ding
>         Attachments: PIG-1110.patch, PIG_1110_Jeff.patch

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