Kafka
  1. Kafka
  2. KAFKA-294

"Path length must be > 0" error during startup

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    • Type: Bug Bug
    • Status: Reopened
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: None
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      Description

      When starting Kafka 0.7.0 using zkclient-0.1.jar, I get this error:

      INFO 2012-03-06 02:39:04,072 main kafka.server.KafkaZooKeeper Registering broker /brokers/ids/1
      FATAL 2012-03-06 02:39:04,111 main kafka.server.KafkaServer Fatal error during startup.
      java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Path length must be > 0
      at org.apache.zookeeper.common.PathUtils.validatePath(PathUtils.java:48)
      at org.apache.zookeeper.common.PathUtils.validatePath(PathUtils.java:35)
      at org.apache.zookeeper.ZooKeeper.create(ZooKeeper.java:620)
      at org.I0Itec.zkclient.ZkConnection.create(ZkConnection.java:87)
      at org.I0Itec.zkclient.ZkClient$1.call(ZkClient.java:308)
      at org.I0Itec.zkclient.ZkClient$1.call(ZkClient.java:304)
      at org.I0Itec.zkclient.ZkClient.retryUntilConnected(ZkClient.java:675)
      at org.I0Itec.zkclient.ZkClient.create(ZkClient.java:304)
      at org.I0Itec.zkclient.ZkClient.createPersistent(ZkClient.java:213)
      at org.I0Itec.zkclient.ZkClient.createPersistent(ZkClient.java:223)
      at org.I0Itec.zkclient.ZkClient.createPersistent(ZkClient.java:223)
      at kafka.utils.ZkUtils$.createParentPath(ZkUtils.scala:48)
      at kafka.utils.ZkUtils$.createEphemeralPath(ZkUtils.scala:60)
      at kafka.utils.ZkUtils$.createEphemeralPathExpectConflict(ZkUtils.scala:72)
      at kafka.server.KafkaZooKeeper.registerBrokerInZk(KafkaZooKeeper.scala:57)
      at kafka.log.LogManager.startup(LogManager.scala:124)
      at kafka.server.KafkaServer.startup(KafkaServer.scala:80)
      at kafka.server.KafkaServerStartable.startup(KafkaServerStartable.scala:47)
      at kafka.Kafka$.main(Kafka.scala:60)
      at kafka.Kafka.main(Kafka.scala)

      The problem seems to be this code in ZkClient's createPersistent method:

      String parentDir = path.substring(0, path.lastIndexOf('/'));
      createPersistent(parentDir, createParents);
      createPersistent(path, createParents);

      which doesn't check for whether parentDir is an empty string, which it will become for /brokers/ids/1 after two recursions.

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            Reporter:
            Thomas Dudziak
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