— Avro import does not support compression.
It is not possible to compress Avro data files for Sqoop imports. The -z, --compress, and --compression-codec options are not honored.
Resolution: Fixed in CDH4 Beta 2
Workaround: Use uncompressed files, or reprocess Avro data files to compress them
Bug: <externally accessible Jira number>
Severity: Low, medium, High
Anticipated Resolution: To be fixed in an upcoming release, Unknown, None planned, Document