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From Noah Slater <>
Subject Re: New configuration mechanism (Was: Re: svn commit: r767164 - in /couchdb/trunk: bin/ etc/couchdb/ etc/couchdb/default.d/ etc/couchdb/ etc/couchdb/local.d/)
Date Tue, 21 Apr 2009 15:56:38 GMT
On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 04:49:36PM +0100, Robert Newson wrote:
> That looks like exactly what I need when I package couchdb-lucene. I'd
> include /etc/couchdb/default.d/couchdb-lucene.ini as a config file,
> and that would hook couchdb-lucene up neatly. Remove the package and
> it'll remove the config, nice and clean.


> I assume that later configuration settings override former ones?


> I'd like to guarantee that couchdb-lucene's os_process_timeout is applied. I
> suggest using numeric prefixes in the .ini files you supply in the core
> couchdb package (assuming, actually, that /etc/couchdb/default.d/ would not be
> empty by default), much like the rc.d and network hook scripts work
> (01couchdb.ini, for example).

The default.d and local.d directories will be empty by default.

How the files are named is up to the local administrator or distribution.

As your a Debian contributer, we can work together on the nascent collection of
CouchDB related packages to make sure that any additional configuration files
are named coherently and work together without conflicts.

Noah Slater,

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