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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: old db version number showing up in names-> unreadable docs
Date Thu, 23 Sep 2010 16:22:25 GMT
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
>

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