Sqoop overwrite a directory

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I have a Hive table in Sqoop but made some mistake. I have made necessary changes now and want to update it in Sqoop. How can I overwrite the directory?
Feb 11 in Big Data Hadoop by Reshma
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You can use the --hive-overwrite:

$ sqoop import --connect jdbc:mysql://localhost/dbname --username username -P --table tablename --hive-overwrite --target-dir '/path/to/dir/' -m 1
answered Feb 11 by Omkar
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