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From Dave Cottlehuber <>
Subject Re: eacces error
Date Wed, 03 Oct 2012 12:01:33 GMT
On 3 October 2012 13:35, Martin Hewitt <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've recently compiled CouchDB from source, on an EC2 instance, and I'm seeing a lot
of eacces errors of the form:
> [Wed, 03 Oct 2012 11:32:22 GMT] [error] [<0.19.0>] {error_report,<0.9.0>,
>                                  {<0.19.0>,std_error,
>                                   "File operation error: eacces. Target: ./mochiweb.beam.
Function: get_file. Process: code_server."}}
> Now I know this is a permissions issue, but I can't work out what permissions I need
to change.
> I've changed the owner on the data directories, ERLang directories any many more besides,
but I'm still getting the error.
> If anyone could point me in the right direction, I'd be hugely grateful.
> Thanks,
> Martin

Most of the info is in here:
and some on the wiki or similar ones
for other linux variants may help.

su to the couch user, and then run couchdb interactively `couchdb -i`
which sometimes spits out a moment of clarity.

IIRC there was a recent-ish example on the user@ mailing list but I
unfortunately don't recall the solution!


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