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From Sumit Rangwala <sumitrangw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Delete topic API in 0.8.2
Date Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:28:57 GMT
Thanks Harsha, exactly what I was looking for.

Sumit


On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 12:24 PM, Harsha <kafka@harsha.io> wrote:

> Sumit,
>        You can use AdminUtils.deleteTopic(zkClient, topicName) . This
>        will initiate the deleteTopic process by zookeeper notification
>        to KafkaController.deleteTopicManager.  It deletes log files
>        along with zookeeper topic path as Timothy mentioned.
> -Harsha
>
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2015, at 12:18 PM, Timothy Chen wrote:
> > 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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