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From svilen ...@svilendobrev.com>
Subject Re: how to recreate _users database?
Date Mon, 15 Oct 2012 11:35:24 GMT
 
> > i was playing with replacing users-db
> > via /_config/couch_httpd_auth/authentication_db and an error in the
> > request has left some messy name in the /etc/couchdb/local.ini -
> > and that survives even reinstall
> 
> Yeah, that is intentional, we don't want to override any
> customisations when you upgrade. The installer just doesn’t copy over
> a new local.ini when it sees an existing one. If you end up with a
> bad config value, that persists. Uninstalling / deleting local.ini
> prior to the reinstall would get you restarted cleanly.

that's fine. Though i didnt find anywhere that touching /_config would
actualy rewrite local.ini.

and it would be helpful if the wrong-name causing the trouble was
printed in the error-log.. 

anyway, have fun
svilen

> > On Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:00:36 +0200
> > Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> > 
> >> That sounds odd, which CouchDB version are you running?
> >> 
> >> On Oct 15, 2012, at 12:49 , svilen <az@svilendobrev.com> wrote:
> >> 
> >>> hi
> >>> the _users db is deleted on me filesystem. 
> >>> And now restarting couchdb fails
> >>> with ..illegal_database_name, ensure_users_db_exists
> >>> 
> >>> reinstalling didnt help..
> >>> any idea?
> >>> 
> >>> svilen
> >> 
> 

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