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From Robert Newson <robert.new...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: startKey doesn't work on _all_docs?
Date Thu, 11 Feb 2010 19:54:31 GMT
startkey not startKey, endkey not endKey.

B.

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 6:31 PM, Sean Clark Hess <seanhess@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I need to run through every record in a database, and I want to do it in
> chunks so ruby doesn't collapse and die when it runs out of memory.
>
> As far as I know, to page data, you're supposed to send a query a "limit"
> and "startKey" parameter, correct? It doesn't seem to work with _all_docs.
> Does it only work with a view?
>
> http://localhost:5984/dev_schedule/_all_docs?startKey=008baf50a9f9668eec9a58a67d1a5b72&endKey=009e42280d3e42c8d37a485462c38e74
>
> The above always returns all the documents.
>
> http://localhost:5984/dev_schedule/_all_docs?startKey=008baf50a9f9668eec9a58a67d1a5b72&limit=5
>
> This above will return the first 5 docs in the database, instead of starting
> at 008.
>

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