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Re: Consume from X messages ago
I'm still a bit lost.  Where is the offsets API?  I.e. which class?
On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 11:16 AM, David Arthur <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> 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
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> 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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