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From Billie Rinaldi <>
Subject Re: FW: Deletes not commiting from custom java API but work in shell interface
Date Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:53:29 GMT
On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 3:20 PM, Bell, Philip S CIV SPAWARSYSCEN-PACIFIC,
81320 <> wrote:

> We have not as of yet implemented any column visibility

You mentioned you haven't used column visibility, while this line of your
code is only considering entries that have a nonempty column visibility.
Are these conditions true for the entries you're trying to delete?
if (colFam.toString().equalsIgnoreCase("root") || colVis.length() > 0)


> When I first saw the problem, I created a separate table with some very
> generic test data to try out the deletion, and nothing I do from the java
> API seems to actually cause a delete to go through.  I assume if deletes
> work from the shell then the delete iterator is working correctly, hence
> I'm out of ideas.
> To add to the fun our test server is under maintenance for now but I can
> hopefully recreate the problem in a VM soon.
> I'll work on recreating the dummy data on my VM and see if I still see the
> issue, and also post the dummy data here in case there's some strange thing
> I'm doing.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Vines []
> Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 3:16 PM
> To:
> Subject: RE: FW: Deletes not commiting from custom java API but work in
> shell interface
> First, you don't need to flush then close. Close already flushes.
> As for your problem, I have only 2 ideas- are you writing to the correct
> table?
> And as a sanity check, make sure the authorization you construct equals
> the column visibility you pull out. I wonder if information is getting lost
> in translation.
> Sent from my phone, please pardon the typos and brevity.

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