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From Robert Samuel Newson <rnew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] ubuntu precise couchdb packages available
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:17:20 GMT
Excellent work! How painful would a Debian build be?

B.

On 13 Feb 2014, at 10:16, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> Also, let's get this put on the website.
> 
> On 13 February 2014 11:14, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>> Dave, are you up for doing a blog post?
>> 
>> On 13 February 2014 10:19, Andy Wenk <andy@nms.de> wrote:
>>> Hi Dave,
>>> 
>>> wow super awesome! We need to spread this to the social media channels. And
>>> furthermore I suggest to write a blog post. I can do that if no one
>>> disagrees.
>>> 
>>> Thanks a lot :)
>>> 
>>> Cheers
>>> 
>>> Andy
>>> 
>>> On 13 February 2014 10:03, Garren Smith <garren@apache.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Thats great news. Thanks to everyone involved.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 13 Feb 2014, at 4:40 AM, Dave Cottlehuber <dch@thecouchfirm.com>
wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi everybody,
>>>>> 
>>>>> I'm delighted to announce the availability of Apache CouchDB Ubuntu
>>>>> Precise (12.04) packages, with integrated upstart support.
>>>>> 
>>>>> These have been contributed with support from Mobius Medical Systems,
>>>>> LP [1],  who use Apache CouchDB in their product Mobius3D/FX for
>>>>> oncology and radiology, and funded the development of this work
>>>>> through the Couch Firm [2].
>>>>> 
>>>>> This would not have been possible without the assistance of Jason
>>>>> DeRose (who has lead the 1.5.0 package going into the next Ubuntu
>>>>> Trusty release), and Noah Slater, who was surprised on reviewing the
>>>>> package to find so much of his original work there ;-).
>>>>> 
>>>>> Installation should be straightforward, usual caveats around making
>>>>> backup before upgrading precautions apply, noting that between 1.0.1
>>>>> and 1.5.0 there are a number of key changes, including the on-disk
>>>>> data format used by the .couch files was upgraded. Although it
>>>>> *should* keep your dbs intact and do the right thing for your
>>>>> local.ini files, always have a backup - or two!
>>>>> 
>>>>> ```shell
>>>>> sudo apt-get install python-software-properties -y
>>>>> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:couchdb/stable -y
>>>>> sudo apt-get update -y
>>>>> # remove any existing couchdb
>>>>> sudo apt-get remove couchdb couchdb-bin couchdb-common -yf
>>>>> # see my shiny 1.5.0 goodness
>>>>> sudo apt-get install -V couchdb
>>>>>   Reading package lists... Done
>>>>>   Building dependency tree
>>>>>   Reading state information... Done
>>>>>   The following extra packages will be installed:
>>>>>      couchdb-bin (1.5.0-0ubuntu2)
>>>>>      couchdb-common (1.5.0-0ubuntu2)
>>>>>      couchdb (1.5.0-0ubuntu2)
>>>>>    ... Y ...
>>>>> 
>>>>> # manage via upstart
>>>>> sudo stop couchdb
>>>>>   couchdb stop/waiting
>>>>> sudo start couchdb
>>>>>   couchdb start/running, process 3541
>>>>> ...
>>>>> ```
>>>>> 
>>>>> You can of course modify or duplicate the /etc/init/couchdb.conf
>>>>> script, to support running multiple couchdb instances or users on the
>>>>> same box.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Note there's also a `couchdb/dev` ppa which will be used for testing
>>>>> and updating the next release, e.g. the upcoming 1.6.0, before
>>>>> switching it over to the stable branch once it's had enough eyes on
>>>>> it.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Feedback welcome!
>>>>> 
>>>>> A+
>>>>> Dave
>>>>> dch@thecouchfirm.com
>>>>> dch@jsonified.com
>>>>> dch@apache.org
>>>>> 
>>>>> [1]: http://www.mobiusmed.com/
>>>>> [2]: http://thecouchfirm.com/
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Andy Wenk
>>> Hamburg - Germany
>>> RockIt!
>>> 
>>> http://www.couchdb-buch.de
>>> http://www.pg-praxisbuch.de
>>> 
>>> GPG fingerprint: C044 8322 9E12 1483 4FEC 9452 B65D 6BE3 9ED3 9588
>>> 
>>> https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Noah Slater
>> https://twitter.com/nslater
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater


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