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From "Ayende Rahien" <aye...@ayende.com>
Subject Re: Bulk Delete
Date Sat, 04 Oct 2008 21:10:37 GMT
The purge feature is useful if you want to make a local permanent deletion
to a node in the cluster.
It remove a document from the repository, but it doesn't record this fact.
As far as CDB is concerned, the document never exists.
The purge doesn't get replicated.

On Sun, Oct 5, 2008 at 12:05 AM, Chris Anderson <jchris@apache.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 2:02 PM, Chris Anderson <jchris@apache.org> wrote:
> > delete is just a special case of update, internally, that sets the
> > _delete field to true.
> >
>
> here I am spewing misinformation (let's call it a typo).
>
> For the record, Paul Davis is correct, it's the  "_deleted" field that
> is set to true on delete.
>
> There's a new purge feature, which actually deletes the data and all
> previous revs of it. It's not documented at all, and I'm not sure of
> the exact use cases, but it's good to know what's out there.
>
> --
> Chris Anderson
> http://jchris.mfdz.com
>

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