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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: continuous replication questions
Date Mon, 21 Sep 2009 07:32:33 GMT
On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 7:39 PM, Benoit Chesneau <> wrote:

> About that I think we need a way to replicate in real time a full
> couchdb node to another in one http connection, it will cost less
> memory (actually 193M are used for 1000 connections) and less open
> files. I don't know if it's possible by just using the current update
> events ? Or maybe by doing something like stats by adding a function ?
> For global replication I think that only having db informations in the
> feed is enough, so we get the last updated seq and if the db changed.
> Then replicator, could get the list of changes since the last updated
> seq it stored. What do you think about it ?

This morning I wrote a quick patch for a global db changes handler :

It manage longpolling and continuous (set feed=continuous, default is

Each change send a line
{"type": "typeofchange", "db": "nameof db", "seq": "updated seq in db"}

Timeout and heartbeat can also be set. Could be used in place of
current update db notifier. This patch is in dbchanges branch of my
repo :

- benoƮt

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