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Re: Problem with HFile lexical comparison
On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 3:28 PM, Rohit Kelkar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Out of curiosity, for my learning, why does LATEST_TIMESTAMP make the table
> not see the actual rows?
Because these values will be in the future relative to the host.

When you send a RS an edit w/ LATEST_TIMESTAMP, it will replace
LATEST_TIMESTAMP w/ currentTimeMillis before persisting it. You  by-passed
this facility when you wrote the hfiles yourself.