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From Hank Knight <>
Subject Re: CouchDB: Returning latest revision as update function result
Date Mon, 30 Dec 2013 20:36:23 GMT
Thanks.  Accessing the headers is better than nothing but is there any
way to get the revision information returned like this?
return [doc, doc._rev]

On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 4:17 PM, Stanley Iriele <> wrote:
> Yes...the new ID and rev are returned as headers.
> X-Couch-Id is the  new ID
> X-Couch-Update-Newrev is the new revision
> Here's where its mentioned in the docs
> On Dec 30, 2013 3:11 PM, "Hank Knight" <> wrote:
>> I use this in my update function:
>> return [doc, doc._rev]
>> When a document is updated using the update function, I want the
>> latest revision information to be returned, however that returns
>> revision information of the document BEFORE being updated by the
>> update function.  So it actually always returns a previous revision
>> and not the latest revision.
>> Is it possible for the update function to return the latest revision
>> information or will I have to get this from a separate query after
>> updating the document with the update function?

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