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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "Installing on FreeBSD" by MarcVanWoerkom
Date Fri, 15 May 2009 09:22:54 GMT
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The following page has been changed by MarcVanWoerkom:
http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Installing_on_FreeBSD

The comment on the change is:
small changes

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  shell# pw group add couchdb
  }}}
  
- The user is created in {{{/etc/passwd}}} should look similar to the following:
+ The user is added to {{{/etc/passwd}}} and should look similar to the following:
  {{{
  shell# cat /etc/passwd |grep couchdb
  couchdb:*:1013:1013:Couchdb, time to relax:/var/lib/couchdb/:/usr/sbin/nologin
  }}}
  
- To change any of these settings, please refrain from editing {{{/etc/passwd}}} and instead
use {{{pw user mod ...}}}. Make sure that the user has no shell, but instead uses {{{/usr/sbin/nologin}}}.
+ To change any of these settings, please refrain from editing {{{/etc/passwd}}} and instead
use {{{pw user mod ...}}} or {{{vipw}}}. Make sure that the user has no shell, but instead
uses {{{/usr/sbin/nologin}}}. The '*' in the second field means that this user can not login
via password authorization. For details use {{{man 5 passwd}}}.
  
  == Start script ==
  
@@ -63, +63 @@

  {{{
  shell# chown couchdb:couchdb /var/log/couchdb
  }}}
- command to have the couchdb process own the directory which allows it to write couch.log
there. Again I am not happy with this solution. The other directories are "root:wheel" or
"root:network". And I expected "/usr/local/var.." as location.
+ command to have the couchdb process own the directory which allows it to write couch.log
there. The other directories are "root:wheel" or "root:network". And I expected "/usr/local/var.."
as location.
  
  Starting CouchDB with
  {{{
@@ -73, +73 @@

  {{{
  {"couchdb":"Welcome","version":"0.9.0"}
  }}}
- Then you should try "http://localhost:5984/_utils/" to see the "futon" web interface,
+ Then you should try "http://localhost:5984/_utils/" to see the "Futon" web interface,
  
  I tried creating a database "db1" there and got an error. The solution was to
  {{{

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