Sounds like a bug. Can you create a ticket on
On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 11:28 AM, Anthony Ikeda
> One thing I have noticed is that when you query via the cli with an invalid
> "assume" you no longer get the MarshalException beyond 0.8.1, it just states
> Any chance this could be more user friendly? It kind of stumped me when I
> switched to 0.8.4.
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:35 PM, Anthony Ikeda <email@example.com>
>> Yeah I figured out what happened. I inadvertently set the keys to utf8 on
>> the column family:
>> assume ColumnFamily keys as utf8;
>> which broke whichever default mechanism was in place to perform the colon
>> separated values for the Composite key. When I restarted cassandra-cli, the
>> query worked again.
>> Any idea what type the key is on a Composite key such that I may be able
>> to re-assume it?
>> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Jonathan Ellis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Sounds like you need to specify a key_validation_class so the cli
>>> knows how to encode the key. (It used to assume keys were always
>>> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 4:02 PM, Anthony Ikeda
>>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> > Is there currently a way to query a composite key in cassandra-cli?
>>> > I was sure I used to be able to call:
>>> > get ColumnFamily['comp1:comp2']
>>> > But this has recently stopped working.
>>> > Anthony
>>> Jonathan Ellis
>>> Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
>>> co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support