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Re: Consume from X messages ago
Using the Offsets API, you can get the latest offset by setting time to
-1. Then you subtract 10000

There is no guarantee that 10k prior messages exist of course, so you'd
need to handle that case.

-David

On 3/19/13 11:04 AM, James Englert wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm using Kafka 0.8.  I would like to setup a consumer to fetch the last
> 10,000 messages and then start consuming messages.
>
> I see the configuration autooffset.reset, but that isn't quite what I
> want.  I want only the last 10,000 messages.
>
> Is there a good way to achieve this in 0.8, besides just hacking the data
> in ZK?
>
> Thanks,
> Jim
>
 
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