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From patrick flaherty <p...@well.com>
Subject Re: Getting started with CouchDB.
Date Sun, 12 Jul 2009 21:36:18 GMT


Duh.  Here's the url for the windows installer exe that one downloads 
from Buno Lope's site:

http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/118385/CouchDbBinaries/couchdb-0.8.1-win32.exe

0.8.1

Guess I have to rebuild.

pat


Paul Davis wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 5:16 PM, patrick flaherty<patf@well.com> wrote:
>   
>> thanx Paul, that's very helpful.
>>
>> Unfortunately futon is not quite as helpful: the lower right tells me
>> version 0.0.0.  Where else can I find the version number
>> of my current CouchDB?  (I'm of course looking around elsewhere already).
>>
>>     
>
> The only thing I can suggest would be to look through the install
> directory for the README or something that might specify the version.
> The definitive place to check is acinclude.m4 but I haven't the
> slightest what may or may be included by a Windows installer.
>
>   
>> Don't mind trying to build CouchDB for myself.  Have an up-to-date cygwin
>> kit (and visual studio, etc) and have recently built
>> both openssl and firefox on my XP SP2 machine so I don't feel too
>> uncomfortable with building open source projects on windows.
>>
>>     
>
> As for build instructions I'd check the dev list for messages from Mark Hammond.
>
>   
>> pat
>>
>>
>>
>> Paul Davis wrote:
>>     
>>> Patrick,
>>>
>>> My first guess is that those Windows binaries are for CouchDB 0.8.x
>>> and the tutorial you're following is referring to 0.9.x features.
>>> Futon should tell you what version you're running in the bottom right
>>> corner. The _show stuff is definitely 0.9.x only. If they are old
>>> binaries, there's been quite a bit of work recently on getting a 0.9.x
>>> installer going. I know there's a URL for build instructions on
>>> windows around here somewhere but I'm not sure if they finished up a
>>> full installer quite yet.
>>>
>>> HTH,
>>> Paul Davis
>>>
>>> On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 4:41 PM, patrick flaherty<patf@well.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I do a good deal of database programming - very little web programming.
>>>>  Am
>>>> interested in CouchDB's database capabilities (as opposed to its
>>>> web interface which is what's perhaps hanging me up at the moment).
>>>>
>>>> After I'd figured out a thing or two, successfully did the windows
>>>> install
>>>> from here:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.brunomlopes.com/software/couch-db-binaries
>>>>
>>>> (thanx to whoever created it - it works well).
>>>>
>>>> So I can go to futon and create databases, documents, etc.
>>>>
>>>> Then tried this 15-minute tutorial:
>>>>
>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/CouchIn15Minutes
>>>>
>>>> It seems to have worked up till #6.  #6 is where you query from
>>>> _design/render over to the ID of the document you created previously
>>>> trying
>>>> to invoke the 'greetings' property.  In my case that would be:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> http://localhost:5984/example/_design/render/_show/salute/25cedb097d37e389ca5763fe76a79007
>>>>
>>>> This fails with, as best I've been able to format it, the trace that
>>>> follows:
>>>>
>>>> {"error":"EXIT":"reason":"{function_clause,
>>>>  [{couch_httpd,handle_db_request,
>>>>       [{mochiweb_request,#Port<0.2357>,'GET',
>>>>
>>>> \"\/example\/_design\/render\/%2225cedb097d37e389ca5763fe76a79007%22\",
>>>>            {1,1},
>>>>            {9,
>>>>             {\"host\",
>>>>              {'Host',\"localhost:5984\"},
>>>>              {\"accept\",
>>>>               {'Accept',
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  \"text\/html,application\/xhtml+xml,application\/xml;q=0.9,*\/*;q=0.8\"},
>>>>               nil,
>>>>               {\"accept-language\",
>>>>                {'Accept-Language',\"en-us,en;q=0.5\"},
>>>>                {\"accept-encoding\",
>>>>                 {'Accept-Encoding',\"gzip,deflate\"},
>>>>                 {\"accept-charset\",
>>>>                  {'Accept-Charset',\"ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7\"},
>>>>                  nil,nil},
>>>>                 nil},
>>>>                {\"connection\",{'Connection',\"keep-alive\"},nil,nil}}},
>>>>              {\"user-agent\",
>>>>               {'User-Agent',
>>>>                   \"Mozilla\/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US;
>>>> rv:1.9.2a1pre) Gecko\/20090708 Mozilla\/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0;
>>>> en-US; rv:1.9.2a1pre) Gecko\/20090407 Minefield\/3.6a1pre
>>>> AutoPager\/0.5.2.2
>>>> (http:\/\/www.teesoft.info\/)\"},
>>>>               {\"keep-alive\",{'Keep-Alive',\"115\"},nil,nil},
>>>>               {\"x-autopager\",
>>>>                {\"X-Autopager\",\"0.5.2.2
>>>> (http:\/\/www.teesoft.info\/)\"},
>>>>                nil,nil}}}}},
>>>>        'GET',
>>>>        {\"example\",<0.71.0>,
>>>>
>>>>  [\"_design\",\"render\",\"%2225cedb097d37e389ca5763fe76a79007%22\"]}]},
>>>>   {couch_httpd,handle_request,2},
>>>>   {mochiweb_http,headers,4},
>>>>   {proc_lib,init_p_do_apply,3}]}"}
>>>>
>>>> The function would appear to be mal-formed and while I've tried all kinds
>>>> of
>>>> possibilities for rewriting it, I continue to get the above trace.
>>>>
>>>> I don't think the problem is browser dependent but tried two version of
>>>> FF
>>>> as well as IE 7.  And no go.  (one version, above, has AutoPager - the
>>>> other version does not).
>>>>
>>>> Hope someone has some idea of what I might be doing wrong.
>>>>
>>>> pat
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>
>>>       
>>     
>
>
>   


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