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Pentaho Data Integration Beginner's Guide by María Carina Roldán

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Time for action – reading and writing matches files with flexibility

In this section, you will create a transformation very similar to the one you created in the previous section. In this case, however, you will interact with Spoon by telling it one-by-one which source files you want to send to the destination file:

  1. Create a new transformation.
  2. From the Input category of steps, drag to the work area a Get System Info step.
  3. Double-click the step and add a new line to the grid. Under Name type filename. As Type select command line argument 1, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Time for action – reading and writing matches files with flexibility
  4. Click on OK.
  5. Add a Calculator step and create a hop from the previous step ...

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