On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 11:50 AM Lukasz Cwik <> wrote:

> The DataflowClient is an auto-generated client for the Dataflow service.
> When your interacting with the Dataflow runner, your interacting with a
> library written by humans which wraps the auto generated client.
> MonitoringUtil.toState() converts that string to the set of enums your
> familiar with:
> On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 8:40 AM, Randal Moore <> wrote:
>> I'm using dataflow. Found what seems to me to be "usage problem" with the
>> available APIs.
>> When I submit a job to the dataflow runner, I get back a
>> DataflowPipelineJob or its superclass, PipelineResult which provides me
>> the status of the job - as an enumerated type. But if I use a
>> DataflowClient to inquire about the status of my job
>>   public Job getJob(@Nonnull String jobId) throws IOException {
>> I get back a string. Why are these different? I would think this should
>> be the same data type. Short of that, is there something that can translate
>> between them? A list of strings strings that dataflow client might return?
>> I am wrapping dataflow jobs with a higher level service that would like
>> to translate all dataflow client status to its own. Therefore the enum is
>> much nicer than the string.
>> Am I overlooking something?
>> randy

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