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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Relying on revisions for rollbacks
Date Mon, 17 Mar 2008 14:14:34 GMT
On Mar 17, 2008, at 7:29 , Shahar Evron wrote:
> [...]
> As far as I understood, CouchDB does not keep old revisions  
> indefinitely
> - so if I update a document, it's previous revisions might be deleted
> after a while.
> Is this true?

That is correct. Not at the moment though :) The next release of CouchDB
will include a mechanism called "compaction" that will run  
periodically and
prune out old revisions.

We suggest that you manage old revisions to a document that you want
to keep around in attachments to the latest revision.


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