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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 0.9 final sprint
Date Mon, 16 Mar 2009 03:20:56 GMT
On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 10:06 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 07:40:54PM -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
>> * https://issues.apache.org:443/jira/browse/COUCHDB-128
>> couchdb is not starting properly from init.d script in trunk
>>
>> Patrick Antivackis reports problems with the "-e" flag on the shebang
>> line for different platforms and makes a request for setting the user
>> CouchDB runs as in the init.d script. No idea about the "-e" flag, but
>> we should probably add the CouchDB username option if I'm not just
>> missing it.
>
> The "-e" line should be POSIX compatible.
>
> Debian mandates the use of POSIX compatible shell scripts so that the shell can
> be changed from bash, sh, ash, or dash. If it is claimed that this is the case,
> I would like to see pointers to man pages detailing the problems.
>
> The CouchDB username is set from /etc/default/couchdb. Please check here.
>
> I have added this to the ticket.
>
>> * https://issues.apache.org:443/jira/browse/COUCHDB-169
>> POSIX shell incompatibilities
>>
>> Looks like Noah's got some notes about what needs to be done. I'm not
>> at all certain what this would entail.
>
> Aye.
>
>> * https://issues.apache.org:443/jira/browse/COUCHDB-178
>> $PREFIX/etc/default/couchdb not installed
>>
>> I can't say much other than that its installed on my system. I don't
>> have enough autotools-fu to spot any errors looking through the
>> various Makefile.am's
>
> This works for me, can someone else confirm please, or I will close.
>
> Would like to see the output from "make install" included.
>

And so you shall have it. Looks like I'm not the only one though. For
the record I did actually duplicate this. Weird.

> I have added this to the ticket.
>
> --
> Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater
>

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