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From "Jordan Pilat"<jrpi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Dynamic topic subscription without using pattern
Date Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:32:36 GMT
Did you want to subscribe to all topics as they are created, or to exclude some of them?
If the latter, is there a pattern in the names of the topics you wish to exclude?

- Jordan Pilat

On 2018-01-03 23:39, chintan mavawala <chintan25487@gmail.com> wrote: 
> Hi,
> We have a use case where we need to start kafka consumer with a fixed list
> of kafka topics and add more topics on the fly. Since there is no pattern
> in names of topics, using pattern for dynamic subscriptions of topics is
> not feasible.
> Is it a good practice to subscribe to topics on given kafka consumer on fly
> using after starting consumer?
> I understand that KafkaConsumer is not thread safe. Any ill effects due to
> multi threaded env?
> Regards,
> Chintan

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