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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Copying a .couch file on a live database?
Date Mon, 10 Dec 2012 07:28:02 GMT
Should be fine.


On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 1:14 AM, Michael Parker
<michael.g.parker@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> If I have a database that is performing create/update/delete operations on
> documents, and I use cp to copy its .couch file on an ext3 filesystem, will
> my copy be corrupted or have any inconsistencies? Looking at how the .couch
> file is always increasing in size, and given the whole revision system
> employed by CouchDB, I'm thinking that it employs some append-only logging
> -- so maybe yes?
>
> Thanks,
> Mike
>

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