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From Mark Hahn <m...@hahnca.com>
Subject Re: copy docs from one db to another?
Date Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:49:04 GMT
thx



On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 2:46 PM, Jens Alfke <jens@couchbase.com> wrote:

>
> On Mar 25, 2013, at 2:35 PM, Mark Hahn <mark@hahnca.com<mailto:
> mark@hahnca.com>> wrote:
>
> I have a database with a zillion docs that I need to empty.  I just want
> the design docs left behind.
>
> If you delete the docs, you’ll leave behind tombstone revisions, so the
> database won’t strictly speaking be empty (unless you call purge
> afterwards.)
>
>  I googled and saw some techniques that
> require writing code.
> Could I just GET the docs with curl and then PUT them?
>
> The fastest way is probably
> 1. Create a new database
> 2. GET the design docs, PUT them to the new database
> 3. Delete the old database
> However you’ll be left with a database with a different name. I don’t
> think there is any API to rename a database.
>
> —Jens
>

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