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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Copying of database fails with bad_otp_release
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:44:00 GMT
That error, slightly obscurely, means the server failed to load the snappy
compression library, which I believe is missing from Windows binary builds.
Dave uploaded a new one recently, iirc.

On 28 November 2012 18:40, Holder, Shane <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am working on setting up a Node Package Manager repository which uses
> CouchDB.  I am having issues using replication to copy a CouchDB I have
> configured to a new server.  I believe the issues are due to filtering
> rules which are in place that do not allow HTTP PUT operations over our
> network so I am trying to just copy the database from one system to another.
> I am on Windows systems,  using CouchDB 1.2 R15 the source database exists
> on a Windows 7 64 system and the destination is a Windows Server 2008 R2 64
> bit system.  I am using the copy and paste facility of Remote Desktop to
> copy the file to the destination system, the file is small at 200M.  The
> file I am copying is the <databaseName>.couch file in the
> CouchDB\var\lib\couchdb directory.  (Not sure if this matters but I also
> have RabbitMQ installed on the same server with the Erlang OTP R15B012
> package.)
> Once the file has been copied over I see it in the Futon UI but the size,
> Number of Documents and Update Seq fields are blank and when I click on the
> link for the database I receive an error message as follows:
> Error: bad_otp_release
> To open the database `npm`, Apache CouchDB must be built with Erlang OTP
> R13B04 or higher.
> If I copy the file to a new file on the source system I see the new
> database and can access it as I would expect, any ideas as to why I would
> be receiving this error and how I can copy the database to another system?
> Thanks,
> Shane Holder  |<>
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