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Specify column names in flat file on first line [BATCH-211] #3364
Specify column names in flat file on first line. The only problem is: it only really works for delimited files, unless someone has an idea for an existing format for fixed-length file header?
Referenced from: commits ad85f55
Mattias Hellborg Arthursson commented
I think there are several different issues here that need to be addressed:
Dave Syer commented
Patch applied with some modifications. Also added setLinesToSkip(int) to SimpleFlatFileinputSource, so that you can skip lines at the start of a file if they are neither commented, nor contain useful header information.