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From Mark <static.void....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Droping ColumnFamily in 0.6.x
Date Tue, 07 Sep 2010 18:04:50 GMT
  I am using 0.6.5 so I guess its easy as draining and removing the data 
files. Thanks

On 9/7/10 10:28 AM, Rob Coli wrote:
> On 9/7/10 10:09 AM, Jonathan Ellis wrote:
>> flush, stop server, remove the data files, start server
>
> As I understand it, there a race here where a new Memtable can be 
> created before the server is stopped, unless you flush with "nodetool 
> drain". This is relevant in some versions of 0.6.x (below 0.6.3? 
> 0.6.4?) which will barf and deadlock on a commitlog containing a CF 
> which is not (no longer) defined in storage-conf.xml. Versions after 
> that just ignore that statement in the commitlog.
>
> =Rob

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