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From Damien Katz <>
Subject Re: Data loss
Date Sat, 07 Aug 2010 22:42:10 GMT
I think the problem might be that 2 conflicting write attempts in row can leave the #db.waiting_delayed_commit
set but the timer has been cancelled. One that happens, the header may never be written, as
it always thinks a delayed commit will fire soon.


On Aug 7, 2010, at 12:08 PM, Randall Leeds wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 11:56, Randall Leeds <> wrote:
>> I agree completely! I immediately thought of this because I wrote that
>> change. I spent a while staring at it last night but still can't
>> imagine how it's a problem.
>> On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 11:12, Damien Katz <> wrote:
>>> SVN commit r954043 looks suspicious. Digging further.
>>> -Damien
> I still want to stare at r954043, but it looks to me like there's at
> least one situation where we do not commit data correctly during
> compaction. This has to do with the way we now use the path to sync
> outside the couch_file:process. Check this diff:

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