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From "Paul Davis" <>
Subject Re: Bulk Delete
Date Sat, 04 Oct 2008 20:40:01 GMT
You should be able to do that via:

1. Define view that emits id and rev's of bad docs: emit(doc._id, doc._rev)
2. Get list of bad docs from view
3. Use _bulk_docs with the _deleted=true member to delete the docs



On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 4:28 PM, Niket Patel <> wrote:
> Hello,
> Due to bug(infinite loop) in application code, I have end up with
> thousands(20K) of documents in just few hours.
> I want to delete all documents with particular attribute value.
> is that possible with single API call?
> or replication is possible with view(subset of documents) so I replicate
> good docs to other db and delete original and replicate again?
> Thanks

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