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From Lajos Papp <>
Subject Re: unable to delete a document as an instance wide admin
Date Thu, 25 Nov 2010 09:36:48 GMT
thanks a lot Zach!

that was it. i was using the "swinger" presentation example couchapp, 
and it had a bug in the validate_doc_update function, after fixing it
i was able to delete.


> You could be failing a validation. Have you defined any design
> documents with a validate_doc_update function for this database?
> –Zach
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 11:48 AM, Lajos Papp <> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> Im trying to delete a document as the instance wide admin both from futon and from
command line via curl,
>> but this is what i get:
>>> curl -X DELETE
>> {"error":"forbidden","reason":"Sorry, you can only delete your own work."}
>> as you can see the instance is at, so i dont have acces to local.ini
but i can see on futon's 'Configuration' page
>> lalyos listed as 'admins
>> why is the database admin not able to delete a document?
>> cheers,
>> lalyos

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