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From Aaron Boxer <>
Subject Re: couchdb conflict resolution
Date Tue, 15 Feb 2011 20:45:16 GMT
Thanks. So, if I learn me some Erlang and read couch_key_tree.erl,
I will understand how merging is done?

Also, where is the code for generating a version id?

appreciate the help,

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 3:33 PM, Paul Davis <> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 3:11 PM, Aaron Boxer <> wrote:
>> Thanks, Paul!  This is exactly the level of detail and granularity I
>> am looking for.
>> GIT is mentioned a few times in this issue write-up. So, does couch now use
>> a modified form of GIT revision tracking?
> Its similar in theory but you'd be a bit hard pressed to pick that out
> without an pretty good understanding of both. Its merely just a
> reference that they both use a form of inverted-merkle tree, but
> beyond that the similarities are generally thin.

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