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From Dan Himes <dhi...@vlesolutions.com>
Subject Re: old db version number showing up in names-> unreadable docs
Date Thu, 23 Sep 2010 18:39:16 GMT
That seemed to work.  Note to those following:  I had to log in as user
couchdb (su couchdb) to copy the files with the correct permissions.

Thank you, Paul!

On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 14:26 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:

> Right, no idea what couch.uri is, but to fix it you should just need
> to move what's in the 0.10.0 up one directory. If there's nothing in
> that directory you can just delete it.
> 
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 2:14 PM, Dan Himes <dhimes@vlesolutions.com> wrote:
> > /var/lib/couchdb:
> > 0.10.0  couch.uri  _users.couch
> >
> > It looks like it made a "back-up" directory 0.10.0 of the existing
> > databases (that's what's in 0.10.0 directory)
> >
> > On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 13:52 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> >
> >> What do you see in /var/lib/couchdb then?
> >>
> >> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 12:39 PM, Dan Himes <dhimes@vlesolutions.com>
wrote:
> >> > Thank you so much for your time, Paul.  I am trying to be clear and
> >> > specific for those whom may follow...
> >> >
> >> > In /etc/couchdb/default.ini I have:
> >> >
> >> > [couchdb]
> >> > database_dir = /var/lib/couchdb
> >> > view_index_dir = /var/lib/couchdb
> >> > util_driver_dir = /lib/couchdb/erlang/lib/couch-1.0.1/priv/lib
> >> > ...
> >> >
> >> > This makes me think that everything "just worked" when following the
> >> > installation instructions.  Sheer luck, though:  I unpacked everything
> >> > in /home/dhimes/apache-couch* and did as instructed (I found nothing
> >> > telling me to unpack the tarball to any specific directory).
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 12:22 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Check what's in /etc/couchdb/default.ini to see if its pointing at
a
> >> >> funny directory. Also, when you installed, did you make sure and
> >> >> change install paths? Or did your new ini get installed to
> >> >> /usr/local/etc/couchdb/default.ini?
> >> >>
> >> >> HTH,
> >> >> Paul Davis
> >> >>
> >> >> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 12:16 PM, Dan Himes <dhimes@vlesolutions.com>
wrote:
> >> >> > Thanks, Paul.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > /etc/init.d/couchdb stop
> >> >> > attempted to reload futon, but reload failed so couchdb was stopped
> >> >> >
> >> >> >  I did command you indicated with "cp" instead of "mv" (and didn't
> >> >> > delete)
> >> >> >
> >> >> > /etc/init.d/couchdb start
> >> >> >
> >> >> > reload futon successful,  but futon is still pointing to /0.10.0/
> >> >> > directory.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Tried to "configure," but says I'm not a server admin.  I am,
but now
> >> >> > need to see how to tell futon.  I didn't run into this before,
but maybe
> >> >> > I just didn't get that far.  I had set myself up in couchdb 0.10.0
as a
> >> >> > db admin, but not a server admin.  Old dbadmin credentials don't
appear
> >> >> > to be recognized as login is hanging.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 11:58 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> >> >> >
> >> >> >> Most odd.
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Sounds like a config changed from the previous version. Ie,
the db
> >> >> >> path went from:
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> /path/to/dbs/0.10.0/
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> to
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> /path/to/dbs/
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Which isn't out of this world unbelievable. To fix it, just
do:
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> sudo mv /path/to/dbs/0.10.0/* /path/to/dbs/ && rmdir
/path/to/dbs/0.10.0/
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Make sure couchdb is stopped when you do that to avoid other
funny errors.
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Also, make sure to have a backup if you're not comfortable
moving
> >> >> >> datafiles around on the command line.
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Paul
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 11:47 AM, Dan Himes <dhimes@vlesolutions.com>
wrote:
> >> >> >> > Hello,
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> > I'm brand new, but I couldn't find a reference to this
problem.  I had
> >> >> >> > the ubuntu package couchdb 0.10 installed, but recently
moved to 1.0.1
> >> >> >> > by installing from source following the guide here:
> >> >> >> > http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Installing_on_Ubuntu).
 However, futon
> >> >> >> > now shows the database as 0.10.0/dbname (for example,
> >> >> >> > 0.10.0/hello-world), and when I click on it I get the
error:
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> > +++
> >> >> >> > Error: illegal_database_name
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> > Only lowercase characters (a-z), digits (0-9), and any
of the characters
> >> >> >> > _, $, (, ), +, -, and / are allowed. Must begin with
a letter.
> >> >> >> > +++
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> > I understand what the error means, but not how to move
past it.  Thank
> >> >> >> > you for your help!
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> > Best regards,
> >> >> >> > Dan
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Daniel E. Himes, Ph.D.
> >> >> > President
> >> >> > Virtual Learning Environment Solutions, Inc.
> >> >> > 4 Bartlett St ~ Marblehead  Massachusetts ~ 01945-2720
> >> >> > 781.277.1151
> >> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Daniel E. Himes, Ph.D.
> >> > President
> >> > Virtual Learning Environment Solutions, Inc.
> >> > 4 Bartlett St ~ Marblehead  Massachusetts ~ 01945-2720
> >> > 781.277.1151
> >> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Daniel E. Himes, Ph.D.
> > President
> > Virtual Learning Environment Solutions, Inc.
> > 4 Bartlett St ~ Marblehead  Massachusetts ~ 01945-2720
> > 781.277.1151
> >



Daniel E. Himes, Ph.D.
President
Virtual Learning Environment Solutions, Inc.
4 Bartlett St ~ Marblehead  Massachusetts ~ 01945-2720
781.277.1151 

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