Thanks for all the help on this issue. It turned out to be a very simple
problem with my 'compareTo' implementation.
The ordering was symmetric but _not_ transitive.
On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 4:47 PM, Chris White <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> Can you copy the contents of your parent Writable readField and write
> methods (not the ones youve already posted)
> Another thing you could try is if you know you have two identical keys, can
> you write a unit test to examine the result of compareTo for two instances
> to confirm the correct behavior (even going as far as serializing and
> deserializing before the comparison)
> Finally just to confirm, you dont have any group or order comparators