Time for action—updating a file with news about examinations by setting a variable with the name of the file
The transformation in the Time for action from Chapter 2 that we just talked about reads a file provided by a professor, simply by taking the name of the file from the command line, and appends the file to the global one. Let's enhance that work.
- Copy the examination files you used in Chapter 2 to the input files and folder defined in your
kettle.properties file. If you don't have them, download them from the Packt website.
- Open Spoon and create a new transformation.
- Use a Get System Info step to get the first command-line argument. Name the field as
- Add a Filter rows step and create a hop from the Get System Info step to this step. ...