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From Brian Candler <B.Cand...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: I can’t relax. I broke my couch upgrading dependencies. What might this error mean?
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2009 19:53:07 GMT
On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 11:16:04PM +0930, Oliver Boermans wrote:
> 2009/8/10 Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com>:
> > This is quite odd that some commands think this directory exists and
> > others don't. Can you try removing and creating that directory?
> 
> I trashed it (careful to move my database files first of course) and
> recreated it
> 
> $ cd /usr/local/var/lib
> $ sudo mkdir couchdb
> $ sudo chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb
> 
> Then same as before:
> 
> $ login couchdb
> Password:
> No home directory  /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb!
                    ^
                    |
There couldn't possibly be an extra space in there by any chance??

I'm not a Mac user, but I notice your dscl output split this particular
attribute onto a line of its own:

NFSHomeDirectory:
  /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb

which is suspicious to me.

Regards,

Brian.

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