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From Adam Kocoloski <kocol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Replication vs. Compaction
Date Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:30:07 GMT
On Feb 18, 2014, at 11:38 AM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:

> On 31 Jan 2014, at 20:08 , Jason Smith <jhs@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> However there is a pathological situation where you are
>> updating faster than the compactor can run, and you will get an infinite
>> loop (plus very heavy i/o and filesystem waste as the compactor is
>> basically duplicating your .couch into a .couch.compact forever).
> 
> Just a little clarification on this point: CouchDB will try to catch up,
> I think 10 times, before giving up and reporting the result in the logs.
> 
> Best
> Jan
> -- 

I'm not aware of any limit to the number of iterations executed by the compactor.  Regards,

Adam
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