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From Timothy Chen <tnac...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Delete topic API in 0.8.2
Date Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:18:35 GMT
I believe that's the only way it's supported from the CLI.

Delete topic actually fully removes the topic from the cluster, which
also includes cleaning the logs and removing it from zookeeper (once
it is fully deleted).

Tim

On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 12:13 PM, Sumit Rangwala
<sumitrangwala@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to find if there is a supported API to delete topic (from
> within my code) specifically in 0.8.2. One method that I can think of is
> calling kafka.admin.TopicCommand.main with the same parameters as one gives
> on the command line. Is this the recommended way or is there a better way
> of doing it?
>
> Furthermore, are the details of deleting a topic in 0.8.2 documented, since
> I would like to understand if delete topic only deletes the topic in
> zookeeper or it also cleans the logs in kafka broker as well.
>
>
> Sumit

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