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From Damien Katz <>
Subject Re: exdev regression on trunk when using multiple mount points
Date Wed, 28 Jul 2010 23:28:27 GMT
The problem doing it this way is what happens if there is crash between the rename and the
actual delete. Then you'l have a large file stuck on the file system, never actually deleted.


On Jul 28, 2010, at 4:20 PM, Robert Newson wrote:

> All,
> It used to be possible to mount multiple volumes under
> /var/lib/couchdb and direct databases to them using embedded %2f's.
> This broke recently when a central .delete directory was introduced.
> The file:rename attempts to cross filesystems and fails with EXDEV.
> I have fixed this at
> and would be grateful for a review before I commit to trunk. I think
> we want/need this for 1.0.1
> Night,
> B.

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