It's the comparator so? because I tried without the single quotes on column_name and same error

2012/5/6 Pierre Chalamet <>

create column family Post with comparator=UTF8Type and colum_metadata=[{column_name : user, validation_class : UTF8Type}] and comment='bla’;


- Pierre


From: cyril auburtin []
Sent: dimanche 6 mai 2012 13:10
Subject: [1.1] Can't create column


[default@ks] create column family Post with column_type = 'Standard' and column_metadata = [{column_name: 'user', validation_class: 'UTF8Type'}, {column_name: 'type', validation_class: 'UTF8Type'}] and comment = 'bla';

java.lang.RuntimeException: org.apache.cassandra.db.marshal.MarshalException: cannot parse 'user' as hex bytes