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From Oliver Boermans <>
Subject Re: I can’t relax. I broke my couch upgrading dependencies. What might this error mean?
Date Sun, 02 Aug 2009 22:27:31 GMT
2009/8/3 Noah Slater <>:
> Check what the home directory of the couchdb user is:
>  * Does it exist?


>  * Does the couchdb user have permission?

I suspect not. Although I have run:
sudo chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb

To set it up initially I followed the "Creating a couchdb System
Account" instructions here:

This worked at the time. I guess now that I have upgraded I have lost
something along the way. The user still appears in my startup screen,
but perhaps something of it has become unstuck.

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