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From Zachary Zolton <zachary.zol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: how to delete document with empty _id
Date Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:29:30 GMT
Thank you Jason, good to know.

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 11:16 AM, Jason Smith <jhs@iriscouch.com> wrote:
> I do not think Damien's suggestion works. During bulk updates, CouchDB
> will replace both a missing ID and also an empty string ID with a
> UUID.
>
> https://github.com/apache/couchdb/blob/trunk/src/couchdb/couch_httpd_db.erl#L296-299
>
> and
>
> https://github.com/apache/couchdb/blob/trunk/src/couchdb/couch_db.hrl#L99-101
>
> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 10:15 PM, Zachary Zolton
> <zachary.zolton@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Does the _update function do the same thing as Damien's suggestion to
>> POST to _bulk_docs? (Just curious)
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 6:02 AM, Jason Smith <jhs@iriscouch.com> wrote:
>>> You can delete the problematic document with an empty ID using a
>>> Javascript _update function.
>>>
>>> I wrote about it at
>>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7604557/how-do-you-delete-a-couchdb-document-with-an-empty-document-id/7605456#7605456
>>>
>>> Basically just make an _update function which returns [{_id:"",
>>> _rev:$your_rev, _deleted:true}, "Hasta lasagna, baby"];
>>>
>>> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:50 AM, bsquared <bwcode4u@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Christopher Bonhage <queezey@me.com> writes:
>>>>
>>>>> couchdb -i
>>>>>
>>>>> DbName = <<"database_name_here">>,
>>>>> DocId = <<>>,
>>>>> rr(couchdb),
>>>>> {ok, Db} = couch_db:open(DbName, [{user_ctx, #user_ctx{roles=[<<"_admin">>]}}]),
>>>>> case couch_db:open_doc(Db, DocId) of
>>>>>         {ok, Doc} ->
>>>>>             couch_db:update_doc(Db, Doc#doc{deleted=true}, []);
>>>>>         Error ->
>>>>>             Error
>>>>> end.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> It appears that I need to include a user_ctx record the response from
>>>> this code was:
>>>> * 5: record user_ctx undefined
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Brian Winfrey
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Iris Couch
>>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Iris Couch
>

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