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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Pull replication fails with 404
Date Wed, 31 Mar 2010 18:54:29 GMT
Yes, they should be ignored. I thought you were trying to read a
_local document on the "other" replica, and was just confirming that
the doc didn't get replicated (hence the 404).

Re-reading your original message, is it just that you're not %2F
escaping the / in your database name? I'm assuming the db is called


On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 6:46 PM, Craig Blake
<> wrote:
> Shouldn't a replication of the database ignore them?  Or is there a step I need to do
to filter those docs out explicitly?
> Thanks,
> Craig
> On Mar 31, 2010, at 11:42 AM, Robert Newson wrote:
>> _local documents are not replicated. They're used for tracking things
>> that are local, like replication checkpoints.
>> B.
>> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Craig Blake
>> <> wrote:
>>> I am trying to do a pull replication from a remote database to a local database
(that was previously pushed to the remote) but it fails with a 404:
>>> "The requested URL /data/mydb-prod/_local/4d0453abc08950ad3ddf643d116b3a08 was
not found on this server."
>>> I haven't found much mention of what "_local" docs are or why one would be expected
that is not there, either on the mailing list or in the Couch book.  I am using 0.11 for
both DB instances.
>>> Any ideas on what I've done wrong?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Craig

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