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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 Mon, 10 Aug 2009 13:31:15 GMT
On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 9:26 AM, Oliver Boermans<boermans@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/8/4 Chris Anderson <jchris@apache.org>:
>> There's an alternative build you could try, standing in a freshly
>> untarred copy of the couchdb source, to be on the safe side: `make dev
>> && utils/run`
>
> Finally got around to trying this and got what appears to be the same error.
>
> Here’s the whole output in case there is something relevant
> <http://www.friendpaste.com/7KqBEJN7StwYjY8I3zkR9p>
>
> As suggested by Noah’s I’m attempting to test the couchdb user:
>
> $ login couchdb
> Password:
> No home directory  /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb!
>
> Which is weird as I am looking at this directory now.
>
> Do I need to do more than:
> $ sudo chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb
>
> To give the couchdb user access to it?
>
> I’m sorry if this is elementary.
> Ollie
>

This is quite odd that some commands think this directory exists and
others don't. Can you try removing and creating that directory?

Paul Davis

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