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From Calvin Jia <>
Subject Re: Leader Latch recovery after suspended state
Date Tue, 20 Aug 2013 17:59:19 GMT
Currently this is not supported in the Curator library, but the Curator
library (specifically leader latch's reset method) is the correct/logical
place to add this feature if I want it?

On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 10:34 AM, Jordan Zimmerman <> wrote:

> On reset() it could check to see if its node still exists. It would make
> the code a lot more complicated though.
> -JZ
> On Aug 20, 2013, at 10:25 AM, Calvin Jia <> wrote:
> A leader latch enters the suspended state after failing to receive a
> response from the first ZK machine it heartbeats to (takes 2 thirds of the
> timeout). For the last 1 third, it tries to contact another ZK machine. If
> it is successful, it will enter the state reconnected.
> However, on reconnect, despite the fact the original node it created in ZK
> is still there, it will create another ephemeral-sequential node (the reset
> method is called). This means it will relinquish leadership, if there is
> another machine with a latch in the same path.
> Is there any way to reconnect and reuse the original ZK node?
> Thanks!

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