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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Revisions lost on CouchDB 1.2.0
Date Sat, 01 Feb 2014 15:08:26 GMT
Sorry, taken from: http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Compaction

On 1 February 2014 16:07, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> Admittedly, the docs are slightly unclear on this:
>
> "Compaction compresses the database file by removing unused sections
> created during updates. Old revisions of documents are also removed
> from the database though a small amount of meta data is kept for use
> in conflict during replication. The number of revisions (default of
> 1000) can be configured using the _revs_limit URL endpoint, available
> since version 0.8-incubating."
>
> Which is it: does _revs_limit limit the revs, or the metadata about
> revs. Could do with cleaning up!
>
> Also, we should probably move this info to the docs and get it out of the wiki.
>
> On 31 January 2014 09:46, Luca Morandini <luca.morandini1@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Friday, 31 January 2014, Simon Metson <simon@cloudant.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Did you run compaction?
>>>
>>
>> No compaction shown in the logs,  and, anyway, the max number of revisions
>> was not altered, hence it should have been 1000, way above the max number
>> of revisions we had.
>>
>> I already looked into Jira, and I was not able to find any related issues.
>>
>> Thanks for your prompt reply,
>> Luca Morandini
>>
>>
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>
>
>
> --
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater



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