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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Replication problems between 32 and 64 bit.
Date Mon, 21 Mar 2011 11:13:45 GMT
1.0.0_1 should be the 1st version of the package for 1.0.0, I think.


On 21 March 2011 10:52, JC de Villa <> wrote:
> Sorry for the late reply. Everything else is inline.
> On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 7:10 PM, Robert Newson <> wrote:
>> Is it the design documents that aren't being replicated? If so, you
>> need to authenticate at the target (you need admin access to update
>> ddocs).
> Yep, did that. Anywho, it's not just the ddocs that aren't
> replicating. At whatever particular point the replication stops,
> nothing further gets pulled from the master. Not to mention the other
> three databases that fail completely.
>> .couch files are compatible across all platforms, you can copy them
>> anywhere. Are you using the same version of couchdb in all places?
> Hmm... using 1.0.0_1 that made available for download last
> year running on lucid, and 1.0.1 from the Maverick repos. IIRC,
>'s 1.0.0_1 is equivalent to 1.0.1 right?
> But here's how it looks like. The dev machine holds a copy of the
> couch which replicates continuously from Master. Since we're moving
> things over to a new machine, I initiated a pull into the new machine,
> which never completes on the first three databases. For the rest of
> the databases, partially replicates, then replication crashes for
> those  last three.
> I put up the same version of couch on my workstation, and it completes
> just fine, whether I pull from master or dev, but whenever I pull from
> the New machine (from master, dev or my workstation), it doesn't
> complete.
> Dev <----- Master -----> New Machine
>  1.0.0_1  | 1.0.0_1  | 1.0.1
> | | maverick repo
>  ok       |          | Fails.
>> I'm in a good mood, so I'll forget you said "table" :)
> Lol. Sorry... Jumping between couch and postgres.
> I'll try replicating again today. Seems there was a full moon this
> past weekend. I wouldn't put it past gremlins or other cosmic forces
> to have fudged with my brain or my machines.
>> B.
>> On 19 March 2011 07:15, JC de Villa <> wrote:
>>> Resending again. That spam filter threw this back to me about 4 times
>>> already, I think.
>>> Hi guys,
>>> I've been using couch over the past year and love it completely, but I
>>> was just wondering. In replicating between 32 and 64 bit couch, should
>>> there be any difficulty? I've been trying to replicate from a virtual
>>> machine running 32 bit Ubuntu 10.04 to a server on ubuntu 10.10 64bit
>>> and have been failing constantly. The replication hangs on a few
>>> tables right near the end of the replications and eventually looks
>>> like they time out (disappears from the Status list). The few that
>>> don't hang don't complete never get a complete copy. Always just one
>>> or two docs shy of the full replica.
>>> In total, I initiated 6 pull replications into the 64 bit machine,
>>> with the 32bit VM as the source - Three crash, three continue but
>>> never get the entire set.
>>> I have a separate dev VM thats also 32bit thats continuously
>>> replicating from the main 32bit  instance that never shows any
>>> problem. My workstation (also on 32bit) can pull at anytime without
>>> any problem (whether continuous or not.
>>> Are the couch files compatible between 32 and 64 bit? If so, I could
>>> just move the database files onto the 64bit machine as we're migrating
>>> to that eventually. Alternatively, I could just install the 32 bit
>>> version I grabbed from a few months back and use that for the
>>> couch.
>>> Thoughts? And thanks in advance also.
>>> JC de Villa

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