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Subject svn commit: r663654 - /incubator/couchdb/trunk/README
Date Thu, 05 Jun 2008 16:39:40 GMT
Author: nslater
Date: Thu Jun  5 09:39:39 2008
New Revision: 663654

improved example adduser invokation


Modified: incubator/couchdb/trunk/README
--- incubator/couchdb/trunk/README (original)
+++ incubator/couchdb/trunk/README Thu Jun  5 09:39:39 2008
@@ -129,14 +129,16 @@
 On many UNIX-like systems you can run the following command:
-    adduser couchdb
+    adduser --system --home /var/lib/couchdb --no-create-home \
+            --shell /bin/bash --group --gecos "CouchDB Administrator" couchdb
 OS X provides the standard Accounts option from the System Preferences
 application or you can optionally use the Workgroup Manager application which
 can be downloaded as part of the [Server Admin Tools][14].
-You should set the home directory of the `couchdb` user to
-`/usr/local/var/lib/couchdb` which is the Apache CouchDB database directory.
+You should make sure that the `couchdb` user has a working POSIX shell and set
+the home directory to `/usr/local/var/lib/couchdb` which is the Apache CouchDB
+database directory.
 Make sure to change the ownership of the Apache CouchDB data directories by
 running the following commands:

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