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Re: Delete Topic with 0.8?
Jason Huang 2013-02-01, 15:55
I see.

thanks Neha.

Jason

On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Neha Narkhede <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> The JIRA tracking delete topic is here -
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KAFKA-330
>
> Until that is resolved, what you can do is shut the cluster down, delete on
> disk data as well as zookeeper data, and then restart everything.
> Understand that it is cumbersome, but until the feature is in, I can't
> think of an easier way to delete a topic
>
> Thanks,
> Neha
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 7:25 AM, Jason Huang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Do you know if there is any support to delete topics with Kafka 0.8?
>>
>> Since I couldn't find any, I tried to manually delete the log folders
>> (topic name + partition). However, if I restart the broker (we are
>> testing with one single broker), it automatically regenerates those
>> log folders again (although the actual message content is gone).
>>
>> Is there any way to remove existing topics completely? (Either by some
>> manual deletion or by some API call)?
>>
>> thanks,
>>
>> Jason
>>