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From Garren Smith <gar...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] ubuntu precise couchdb packages available
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2014 09:03:01 GMT
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/


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