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From Damien Katz <>
Subject Re: Why is CouchDB frequently re-indexing my views from scratch?
Date Thu, 18 Jun 2009 20:10:17 GMT
Is it possible it's a character encoding issue? Are there any non- 
ascii chars in your view funs that are maybe getting changed in the  
round trip? Also, do the order of the views change?

If it is a bug in couchdb, can you create a test case that shows the  


On Jun 18, 2009, at 4:02 PM, Jim Puls wrote:

> On Jun 18, 2009, at 12:46 PM, Paul Davis wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Damien Katz<>  
>> wrote:
>>> I don't know what CouchRest is doing, but CouchDB does check for  
>>> changes in
>>> the view, not just that the view design doc changed. It's always  
>>> possible
>>> there is a bug in the view indexer, but I'm betting it's CouchRest  
>>> modifying
>>> a view definition.
>>> -Damien
>> First place you might want to check is if its adding spaces or
>> newlines to the end of a view.
> I copied the contents of the "views" field from Futon for the design  
> doc, revision 172. Then I restarted the app server and did the same  
> for the design doc, revision 174. They're byte-for-byte identical.
> -> jp

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