Link-Walking + Replication Factor

Dan Reverri dan at
Fri May 20 12:30:19 EDT 2011

Hi André,

You are correct; there is an issue with link walking when N=1. Bug #975 has
been filed to address this issue:


Daniel Reverri
Developer Advocate
Basho Technologies, Inc.
dan at

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 4:12 AM, André Silva <andre.beat at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been experimenting with Riak and I've run into unexpected behavior
> when using link-walk.
> Basically link-walking stops working for a bucket that is set with
> replication factor of 1. The replication factor
> was always set before using the bucket (filling it with data), both on a
> per-bucket basis and on a global basis
> (on app.config) and the result is the same. I'm running Riak 0.14.1 on Mac
> OS X and I'm using Ruby's client.
> It's not a client problem though since the same problem exists when I issue
> the link-walk directly through the
> http interface (using curl).
> It's possible that this behavior is expected but I couldn't find anything
> on it, so spare me my ignorance ;-)
> Regards,
> André Silva
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