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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: I can’t relax. I broke my couch upgrading dependencies. What might this error mean?
Date Sun, 02 Aug 2009 18:52:33 GMT
On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 6:10 AM, Oliver Boermans<boermans@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/8/2 Paul Joseph Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com>:
>> The idea was to remove all partial build products and start from scratch. Is
>> it still not working if you re-untar?
>
> If by re-untar you mean trashing the directory created when I
> decompress apache-couchdb-0.9.1.tar.gz (which I have done by double
> clicking it in the Finder) and recreating it by doing the same before
> running:
>
>        cd apache-couchdb-0.9.1
>        ./configure && make && sudo make install
>
> Then no, it’s still not working after I do that.
>
> I did it again just now to be sure.
> Then attempt to launch:
>
>        $ sudo -i -u couchdb couchdb
>        sudo: unable to change directory to  /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb: No
> such file or directory
>        couchdb: couchdb: is a directory
>
> Clearly I’m doing something very basically wrong?
>

/usr/local/var/lib/couchdb is a directory isn't it?

$ sudo su -
$ cd /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb

Works?

Paul

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