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From Edward Capriolo <edlinuxg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: column family names
Date Thu, 29 Dec 2011 20:45:06 GMT
On 12/29/11, Scott Lewis <slewis@composent.com> wrote:
> Hi Edward,
>
> Thanks...although it looks from CASSANDRA-1377 comments that perhaps the
> reserved characters in CF and keyspace names haven't been decided yet?
> If it hasn't been decided yet I would suggest making it as relaxed as
> possible (allowing '.' in addition to '-' and perhaps others...if
> possible)...and then having some minimal docs on the restrictions...in
> addition to the source...just so that users can easily comply with the
> restrictions.  I'll agree to help with the docs if things are decided.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Scott
>
>
> On 12/29/2011 9:41 AM, Edward Capriolo wrote:
>> Use the source :)
>>
>> [edward@ec cas-trunk]$ grep regex ./*
>> ./build.xml:<ignore regex="org.apache.log4j.*"/>
>> ./build.xml:<containsregexp expression="^0 Unknown Licenses"/>
>> ./build.xml:<regexpmapper from="^.*/([^/]+)$$" to="\1" handledirsep="yes"
>> />
>> ./CHANGES.txt:   matches a '^\w+' regex. (CASSANDRA-1377)
>> ./NEWS.txt:       to the '^\w+' regex convention.
>> ./NEWS.txt:	- Keyspace and column family names that do not confirm to
>> a '^\w+' regex
>>
>>   * disallow invalid keyspace and column family names. This includes name
>> that
>>     matches a '^\w+' regex. (CASSANDRA-1377)
>>
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-1377
>>
>>
>>
>> On 12/29/11, Scott Lewis<slewis@composent.com>  wrote:
>>> I've noticed when creating column families that the name of the column
>>> family apparently has some restrictions...e.g. the presence of a '.'
>>> character in the column family name seems to throw an exception.  Is
>>> there anywhere articulated the restrictions on column family names (and
>>> keyspace names...if there are any such restrictions).  If so, where?
>>>
>>> Thanksinadvance,
>>>
>>> Scott
>>>
>>>
>>>
>
>

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