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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] merge all the forks
Date Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:41:18 GMT
awesome. LGTM.

Thanks Jan!


On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 10:29 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:

> Here’s a draft. It’s already in the blog, formatted and all. Awaiting your
> approval/edits/fixes, thanks!
>
>
> https://blogs.apache.org/roller-ui/authoring/preview/couchdb/?previewEntry=merging_rcouchif
you have access there.
>
> Source:
>
> <p>rcouch is a variant of CouchDB that is derived from the main Apache
> CouchDB code base. One way to look at it is as a “future port” of CouchDB,
> that is for two reasons:
> </p>
>
> <p>
> <ol>
> <li>The internals are <strong>greatly improved</strong>. In simple
terms,
> if CouchDB would be started to day, it would look a lot like rcouch.</li>
> <li>It comes with a number of <strong>nice new features</strong>.</li>
> </ol>
> </p>
>
> <p>So whether you are a CouchDB user or a CouchDB Erlang developer, rcouch
> is <strong>good news</strong> for you!</p>
>
> <p>Since CouchDB has been around for a while, the internal codebase is a
> little crufty. We are constantly working on improving that, but one of the
> larger efforts have been done within the rcouch project by Apache CouchDB
> committer <a href="https://twitter.com/benoitc">Benoit Chesneau</a>.</p>
>
> <p>At the same time, Benoit added a number of nice little features that
> benefit CouchDB users, just to name a few:</p>
>
> <p>
> <ul>
> <li>_changes for views.</li>
> <li>Replication from views.</li>
> <li>Write-only “Drop-Box” databases.</li>
> <li>Request validation on-read.</li>
> <li>_db_changes (actually, we nicked that one for Apache CouchDB 1.4
> already :).</li>
> </ul>
> </p>
>
> <p>For more information, see the <a href="http://rcouch.org">rcouch
> website</a>.</p>
>
> <p>Benoit has generously donated the rcouch project back to Apache CouchDB
> and has worked on merging the rcouch and the CouchDB codebases. Now it is
> time to review the merged code and get it into Apache CouchDB proper and
> put it into a new release.</p>
>
> <p>With that, <strong>we need your help</strong>.</p>
>
> <p>How you can help, you ask? Easy!</p>
>
> <p>If you are a CouchDB user, and are not afraid to build CouchDB
> yourself, give the rcouch merge branch a spin:</p>
>
> <code>
> <pre>
> git clone https://github.com/apache/couchdb.git
> cd couchdb
> git checkout -b 1994-merge-rcouch origin/1994-merge-rcouch
>
> # Read the <a href="
> https://github.com/apache/couchdb/blob/master/DEVELOPERS">DEVELOPERS</a>
> file to install all dependencies
>
> # build:
> make
> make rel
>
> # run:
> ./rel/apache-couchdb/bin/couchdb start
>
> # now CouchDB is running at <a href="http://127.0.0.1:5984">
> http://127.0.0.1:5984/_utils/</a>, as usual, you just won’t see any
> output.
>
> </pre>
> </code>
>
> <hr>
>
> <p><strong>If you are an Erlang developer</strong>, we could use your
help
> with code reviews. Any small chunks will help!</p>
>
> <p>Please see <a href="https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-1994">the
> associated JIRA ticket for more information</a>.</p>
>
> <p>Thanks so much!</p>
>
> <hr>
>
> <h3>FaQ: how does this relate to BigCouch?</h3>
>
> <p>It doesn’t really, the BigCouch merge is ongoing and we will announce
> updates and requests for review when the time is right. Well, actually, if
> we can convince you to help with the review of the rcouch merge, we can put
> even more resources on the BigCouch merge :)</p>
>
>
>
>
> On 16 Apr 2014, at 16:34 , Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 3:56 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> What about doing a blog post?
> >>
> >
> > My time is very limited these days, if anyone want to take the lead on
> > this, that would be cool.
> >
> > - benoit
> >
> >
> >
> >>
> >> On 16 April 2014 15:36, Andy Wenk <andy@nms.de> wrote:
> >>> On 16 April 2014 15:28, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
> >> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Benoit, if you'd like review, can you put some info together? We
can
> >>>>> circulate this on dev@ at first, and then do a blog post, and
> promote
> >>>>> via social media.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> I did many posts during the merge here asking for a review:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>
> https://www.mail-archive.com/search?l=dev%40couchdb.apache.org&q=rcouch+status
> >>>>
> >>>> That should help any dev interested in the review.
> >>>>
> >>>> COUCHDB-1994 can be used to track any review. wohali started some
> here:
> >>>>
> >>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-1994
> >>>>
> >>>> Any information on the rcouch wiki are still valid also:
> >>>>
> >>>> https://wiki.refuge.io/display/RCOUCH/rcouch
> >>>>
> >>>> Hope it helps.
> >>>>
> >>>> - benoit
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> in addition one could have a look into this for testing
> >>> https://www.mail-archive.com/dev%40couchdb.apache.org/msg29495.html
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> On 6 April 2014 10:22, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 2:43 PM, Dave Cottlehuber <
> >> dch@jsonified.com>
> >>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Hi again,
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Benoit's mentioned that the rcouch import is more or less
complete
> >>>> from
> >>>>>>> his perspective. No doubt we'll have some mucking around
wrt docs,
> >>>>> fauxton,
> >>>>>>> build etc to sort out, but he feels its ready to go.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> More or less from my perspective is nothing. I would be more
> >> interested
> >>>>> to
> >>>>>> see any activity from other developers in reviewing that code
> >> instead
> >>>> of
> >>>>>> adding new changes (except fixes) to the current code base.
Right
> >> now
> >>>>>> neither the couchdb project or me see any benefit in my gift
since
> >>>> noone
> >>>>> to
> >>>>>> my knowledge did a real (and public) review it,  started to
use it
> >> or
> >>>>> even
> >>>>>> considered to start to merge it upstream. Instead of spending
all
> >> this
> >>>>> time
> >>>>>> for free in cleaning the code I could have just took a long
vacation
> >>>> and
> >>>>>> continue to ad improvements on my own, which I did since.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> How are things going in bigcouch?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> To be clear, we *should* make a decision of this magnitude
in a
> >>>> separate
> >>>>>>> VOTE thread, but let's discuss
> >>>>>>> further here and I will try to summarise & shepherd
towards a
> >>>> consensus.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> We already have a consensus actually something near a consensus
> >> defined
> >>>>>> months ago:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-1999
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> In my perspective, we can probably start to define these milestones.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> - benoit
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> Noah Slater
> >>>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> 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
> >>
>
>

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