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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Capturing UserCtx automatically
Date Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:59:54 GMT

On 19 Feb 2014, at 11:42 , Alexander Shorin <kxepal@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Robert Samuel Newson
> <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
>> validate_doc_update(oldDoc, newDoc, userCtx) {
>> 
>>  if (newDoc.audit_trail[0].user != userCtx.name) {
>>    throw({forbidden: "You didn’t add your name to the audit trail!"});
>>  }
>>  …
>> }
> 
> There is one issue with such approach: replications. You will not be
> able to replicate documents which has different username in
> audit_trail from those one who runs the replication. Or, to be more
> detailed, you'll replicate fine all documents till the design document
> which brings this validation function to your database and after that
> you'll only able to store documents which matches replication's user.

You could add the replication user to the validation function and keep
the original author.

Jan
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