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From woh...@apache.org
Subject documentation commit: updated refs/heads/master to d0b3f59
Date Thu, 06 Oct 2016 14:48:53 GMT
Repository: couchdb-documentation
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/master 8898e51ca -> d0b3f5940


Set home directory for couchdb user correctly


Project: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb-documentation/repo
Commit: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb-documentation/commit/d0b3f594
Tree: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb-documentation/tree/d0b3f594
Diff: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb-documentation/diff/d0b3f594

Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: d0b3f5940337caf17be9d87f20888692eb1d6602
Parents: 8898e51
Author: Joan Touzet <wohali@apache.org>
Authored: Thu Oct 6 10:48:29 2016 -0400
Committer: Joan Touzet <wohali@apache.org>
Committed: Thu Oct 6 10:48:29 2016 -0400

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 src/install/unix.rst | 14 ++++++--------
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
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http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb-documentation/blob/d0b3f594/src/install/unix.rst
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diff --git a/src/install/unix.rst b/src/install/unix.rst
index ca646d5..ed617f3 100644
--- a/src/install/unix.rst
+++ b/src/install/unix.rst
@@ -159,7 +159,6 @@ You should create a special ``couchdb`` user for CouchDB.
 On many Unix-like systems you can run::
 
     adduser --system \
-            --no-create-home \
             --shell /bin/bash \
             --group --gecos \
             "CouchDB Administrator" couchdb
@@ -170,19 +169,18 @@ site to find the documentation appropriate for your system. As of recent
 versions of OS X, this functionality is also included in Server.app,
 available through the App Store only as part of OS X Server.
 
-You must make sure that:
-
-* The user has a working POSIX shell
-* The user's home directory is wherever you have copied the release.
-  As a recommendation, copy the ``rel/couchdb`` directory into
-  ``/home/couchdb`` or ``/Users/couchdb``.
+You must make sure that the user has a working POSIX shell and a writable
+home directory.
 
 You can test this by:
 
 * Trying to log in as the ``couchdb`` user
 * Running ``pwd`` and checking the present working directory
 
-Copy the built couchdb release to the new user's home directory::
+As a recommendation, copy the ``rel/couchdb`` directory into
+``/home/couchdb`` or ``/Users/couchdb``.
+
+Ex: copy the built couchdb release to the new user's home directory::
 
     cp -R /path/to/couchdb/rel/couchdb /home/couchdb
 


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