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From Rogutės Sparnuotos <rogu...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Database size seems off even after compaction runs.
Date Sun, 25 Dec 2011 20:43:26 GMT
Mark Hahn (2011-12-24 16:39):
> Some say nothing but minimal id/rev data is retained after deleting a doc ...
> 
> Henrik Lundgren said ...
> > understand that the body of an empty deleted document is only this:
> >  {"_id": <id>, "_rev":<revision>, "_deleted": true}
> 
> Jens Alfke said ...
> > Those should be pretty small, though, since they’re just trees of revision IDs.
> 
> Rogutės Sparnuotos said ...
> > you can't reclaim space taken by empty deleted documents (the ones
> > that have only the _id, _rev, _deleted fields),
> 
> --------------------
> But some say the entire document is retained ...
> 
> Robert Newson said
> > It's worth saying again that compaction does *not* remove "deleted
> > documents’ contents".
> 
> CGS said ...
> > deleting a document just makes it unavailable
> 
> --------------------
> 
> So, who is right?

Sorry, but I can't see anything contradictory in the quotes you posted.

How would you define "deleting a doc"?

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--  Rogutės Sparnuotos

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