There is a system_update_column_family(CDef) function on the trunk, so it will be in 0.7-beta2. Take a look at the interface/cassandra.thrift .
On 29 Sep, 2010,at 09:31 AM, Frank LoVecchio <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I understand adding column family configuration fields using thrift in Pelops for system_add_column_family, and even renaming column families, but what about modifying the actual column family configuration values, e.g. read_repair_chance: 1.0 to read_repair_chance: .5 (as a poor example)?
On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 1:17 PM, Peter Schuller <email@example.com>
> Question regarding schema set-up and modification: I just set up the newestExpected in 0.7 where the configuration file is essentially just an example:
> nightly build of 0.7, imported our .yaml file after starting Cassandra, and
> everything is honky-dorey. We're not sure if Pelops is capable of modifying
> shema definitions, but it doesn't appear any changes we make to the .yaml
> file after the initial import go through (re-importing using schematool
> doesn't work).
Check out the system_* methods at the bottom of
> How could I change, for example, the rows_cached or name
> fields below on the fly without losing data? Is this possible?
interface/cassandra.thrift. I believe these are in working order for
/ Peter Schuller