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From "Robert Coli (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CASSANDRA-6575) By default, Cassandra should refuse to start if JNA can't be initialized properly
Date Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:14:22 GMT

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Robert Coli commented on CASSANDRA-6575:
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FWIW, I +1 this from an operational perspective, especially because there is no way to inspect
a running node to determine if JNA was initialized. My preference is for (what was merged..)
the -D option if you need to override.

> By default, Cassandra should refuse to start if JNA can't be initialized properly
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CASSANDRA-6575
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-6575
>             Project: Cassandra
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Core
>            Reporter: Tupshin Harper
>            Assignee: Clément Lardeur
>            Priority: Minor
>              Labels: lhf
>             Fix For: 2.1 beta1
>
>         Attachments: trunk-6575-v2.patch, trunk-6575-v3.patch, trunk-6575-v4.patch, trunk-6575.patch
>
>
> Failure to have JNA working properly is such a common undetected problem that it would
be far preferable to have Cassandra refuse to startup unless JNA is initialized. In theory,
this should be much less of a problem with Cassandra 2.1 due to CASSANDRA-5872, but even there,
it might fail due to native lib problems, or might otherwise be misconfigured. A yaml override,
such as boot_without_jna would allow the deliberate overriding of this policy.



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