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From "Paul Joseph Davis (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (COUCHDB-153) Erlang should warn about log/data file permissions
Date Sat, 09 Oct 2010 01:19:28 GMT

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Paul Joseph Davis updated COUCHDB-153:
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    Skill Level: New Contributors Level (Easy)

> Erlang should warn about log/data file permissions
> --------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: COUCHDB-153
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-153
>             Project: CouchDB
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Infrastructure
>            Reporter: Noah Slater
>            Assignee: Jan Lehnardt
>            Priority: Critical
>         Attachments: issue-153.patch, issue-153.patch
>
>
> CouchDB is installed as root for most people, and hence without remembering to change
the permissions on the log/data directories, errors are very common. The problems caused by
incorrect permissions can be very confusing. We should re-add the checks for these that used
to be in the init script, but place them in CouchDB core. We need to do this so that the multiple
configuration settings will be taken account for.

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