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From Robert Newson <robert.new...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: old db version number showing up in names-> unreadable docs
Date Thu, 23 Sep 2010 18:28:51 GMT
couch.uri is how the port is discovered by desktopcouch, iirc.

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 7:26 PM, Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com> 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
>>
>

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