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From J Chris Anderson <jch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: can't upgrade from .10 to .11
Date Fri, 13 Aug 2010 18:59:44 GMT

On Aug 13, 2010, at 11:53 AM, Randall Leeds wrote:

> The easiest way to upgrade on Ubuntu is to follow the source install
> procedure and leave the system-wide couchdb intact.
> The system couchdb will not clash because the source install goes to
> /usr/local by default.
> 
> Then just replace the /etc/init.d/couchdb with a symlink to
> /usr/loca/etc/init.d/couchdb and it will start you new version of
> couch.
> 

There is also an ubuntu installer here which will not disturb the system CouchDB.

http://www.couch.io/get

Was it you who mentioned it not working with double-click? I'm not sure (don't have an ubuntu
handy) but I bet you run it from the terminal it will work.

Chris

> On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 11:48,  <whimsica@aol.com> wrote:
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>>  Just Missed you on irc. on irc one person suggested install instead of upgrade that
didn't work.
>> Another wanted me to grep everything (not sure what that means) but it returned that
most
>> packages were .0.10.0 then ..
>> people said. "It won't be easy to upgrade" and that's where it left off.
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>> So I'm stuck still if you have some time.
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>> Thanks,
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>> Dan
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>>  apt-get upgrade couchdb
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
>> To: user@couchdb.apache.org
>> Sent: Fri, Aug 13, 2010 10:32 am
>> Subject: Re: can't upgrade from .10 to .11
>> 
>> 
>> Please hop onto IRC.
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>> http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=couchdb
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>> I get the impression this is going to take a lot of emails to work through.
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>> On 13 Aug 2010, at 18:24, whimsica@aol.com wrote:
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>>> I followed your instructions the apt-get upgrade couchdb
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>>> after updating
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>>> and starting couchdb I still get Futon on Apache CouchDB    0.10.0 in the
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>> lower right corner when going to
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>>> localhost:5984/_utils
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>>> curl http://127.0.0.1:5984/
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>>> gives back
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>>> couchdb welcome version .0.10.0
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>>> So what do I try next.
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>>> Do I have to restart the computer?
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>>> Thanks,
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>>> Dan
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>>> -----Original Message-----
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>>> From: Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
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>>> To: user@couchdb.apache.org
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>>> Sent: Fri, Aug 13, 2010 5:13 am
>> 
>>> Subject: Re: can't upgrade from .10 to .11
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>>> If you are on Ubuntu, you should run:
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>>>    apt-get update
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>>> Then run:
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>>>    apt-get upgrade couchdb
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>>> That should upgrade it to the latest version for you.
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>>> You should be able to find documentation if you view this file:
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>>>    /usr/share/doc/couchdb
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>>> Most notably, the Debian package I built that I believe Ubuntu may still
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>> mirror
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>>> from, versions the data directories so that a new install of CouchDB will use
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>>> its own database files, instead of overwriting your old ones.
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>>> If, however, you want to install from source, then you should check out the
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>>> README files in the tarball you downloaded. Google around for tutorials on how
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>>> to install CouchDB from source on Ubuntu. There are plenty, including the one
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>> I
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>>> wrote for the CouchDB book! If you have any specific problems getting a source
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>>> install to run, just post back to the mailing list. I would, however,
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>> recommend
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>>> that you try to get a package working for now.
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