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Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "Installing on FreeBSD" by TillKlampaeckel
Date Fri, 15 May 2009 00:40:04 GMT
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The following page has been changed by TillKlampaeckel:

The comment on the change is:
removed stale info (couchdb on freebsd really daemonizes under the correct user)

- Upon the "start" command that script will issue a command like 
- {{{
- su login /usr/local/bin/couchdb -b -c ... -p /var/run/ -o ... -e ... -r 5
- }}}
- This "su login .." is the reason why I kept the shell entry (last field) in the passwd config
file otherwise it won't work. This is obviously not the FreeBSD way for daemon processes,
which should end up with a "/usr/sbin/nologin" there.
  The logfile is configured to be written to 

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