generating an object key in the erlang client

Joshua Partogi joshua.java at gmail.com
Sat Mar 12 01:14:29 EST 2011


Hi Dan,

I guess that also affects other driver that by default uses protobuf
[like the riak python driver] ? Does that mean the riak python driver
need to generate the unique key on the client side when it uses
protobuf?

Cheers.

On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 4:11 AM, Dan Reverri <dan at basho.com> wrote:
> Hi Saurabh,
> The protocols buffers interface does not currently support server side
> generated keys. Bug 485 has been filed for this issue:
> https://issues.basho.com/show_bug.cgi?id=485
> In the mean time you can generate a unique key on the client side. You can
> use the code on the server side as a reference for generating unique keys:
> https://github.com/basho/riak_core/blob/master/src/riak_core_util.erl#L131
> Thanks,
> Dan
> Daniel Reverri
> Developer Advocate
> Basho Technologies, Inc.
> dan at basho.com
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>
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 10:37 PM, Saurabh Sehgal <saurabh.r.s at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>> I was going through riak's documentation and I saw that through the rest
>> API, if a key for an object is not specified, riak generates one for you.
>> Can I do the same when storing objects through the riak erlang pb
>> client programmatically ?
>> Thank you,
>> Saurabh
>>
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