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From Randall Leeds <randall.le...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: getting 1.2 to build and run in Linux Mint 12
Date Sun, 08 Apr 2012 15:34:18 GMT
On Sat, Apr 7, 2012 at 05:31, Mike Coolin <mcoolin@techie.com> wrote:
> Thanks Bob,
>
>  After doing this I got 1.2 to launch, of course it closed when my terminal did.
>
>  Change the ownership of the CouchDB directories by running:
>
>  chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/etc/couchdb
>  chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb
>  chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/log/couchdb
>  chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/run/couchdb
>
>  Change the permission of the CouchDB directories by running:
>
>  chmod 0770 /usr/local/etc/couchdb
>  chmod 0770 /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb
>  chmod 0770 /usr/local/var/log/couchdb
>  chmod 0770 /usr/local/var/run/couchdb
>  I don't understand what i need to do to get the latest couchdb to replace the 1.0.1
version that starts automatically. The instructions get very vague...

Remove the old couchdb (or if you have packages that depend on it,
just move /etc/init.d/couchdb to the side, like couchdb.old) and
symlink /etc/init.d/couchdb to /usr/local/etc/init.d/couchdb.
That should do it.

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