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CollectionGenerator Generator Expression Contract

CollectionGenerator is the <> in Spark SQL for expressions/[Generator expressions] that <> (i.e. an array or map) and (at execution time) use a different path for whole-stage Java code generation (while executing GenerateExec physical operator with Whole-Stage Java Code Generation enabled).

[[contract]] [source, scala]

package org.apache.spark.sql.catalyst.expressions

trait CollectionGenerator extends Generator { def collectionType: DataType = dataType def inline: Boolean def position: Boolean }

.CollectionGenerator Contract [cols="1,2",options="header",width="100%"] |=== | Method | Description

| [[collectionType]] collectionType | The type of the returned collection object.

Used when...

| [[inline]] inline | Flag whether to inline rows during whole-stage Java code generation.

Used when...

| [[position]] position | Flag whether to include the positions of elements within the result collection.

Used when... |===

[[implementations]] .CollectionGenerators [cols="1,2",options="header",width="100%"] |=== | CollectionGenerator | Description[Inline][ExplodeBase][Explode][PosExplode]
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