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From Damien Pitard <damien.pit...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Debian, how to replace the couchdb8 package by the latest 9 ?
Date Tue, 18 Aug 2009 08:35:23 GMT
Hi Noah,

I just cut'n paste my own note and yes, you're right its look pretty ugly
that way! :)
Thanks for the warnings and advices

Damien


On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 12:56 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 12:36:26AM +0200, Damien Pitard wrote:
> > defoma emacsen-common erlang-base erlang-dev erlang-examples erlang-mode
> > erlang-nox erlang-src erlang-x11 fontconfig-config libdrm2 libfontconfig1
> > libfontenc1 libgl1-mesa-glx libice6 libsctp1 libsm6 libxaw7 libxdamage1
> > libxfixes3 libxft2 libxi6 libxinerama1 libxmu6 libxrender1 libxt6
> libxtst6
> > libxv1 libxxf86dga1 libxxf86vm1 lksctp-tools odbcinst1debian1 tcl tcl8.4
> tk
> > tk8.4 ttf-dejavu ttf-dejavu-core ttf-dejavu-extra unixodbc x11-utils
> > xbitmaps xterm bzip2 comerr-dev dpkg-dev g++ g++-4.3 libicu38
> libidn11-dev
> > libkadm55 libkrb5-dev libldap2-dev libmozjs1d libnspr4-0d libnspr4-dev
> > libssh2-1-dev libssl-dev libstdc++6-4.3-dev libtimedate-perl patch
> > pkg-config zlib1g-dev
>
> Danger, Will Robinson!
>
> When your build instructions including installing GNU Emacs, xterm, TCL,
> various
> TTF fonts, and half of the X11 windowing system, you can be pretty sure
> that
> you've taken a misstep!
>
> I appreciate people sharing information, but to any users reading this,
> please
> follow the instructions in the README of your CouchDB distribution. The
> packages
> included here are not related to CouchDB in any way.
>
> > cd /root
>
> The traditional location for building packages is /usr/local/src
>
> > wget http://apache.cict.fr/couchdb/0.9.1/apache-couchdb-0.9.1.tar.gz
> > tar xzvf apache-couchdb-0.9.1.tar.gz
> > cd apache-couchdb-0.9.1
> > ./configure
> > make && sudo make install
>
> Please download using the proper links found here:
>
>  http://couchdb.apache.org/downloads.html
>
> The above link is a specific French mirror that may not be suitable for
> you.
>
> Additionally, when downloading from a mirror please check the MD5 and SHA
> checksums as well as verifying the OpenPGP compatible signature available
> from
> the main Apache site. Instructions on the download page.
>
> > adduser --system --home /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb --no-create-home
> --shell
> > /bin/bash --group --gecos "CouchDB Administrator" couchdb
> > hange the ownership of the Apache CouchDB directories by running:
> > chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/etc/couchdb
> > chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb
> > chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/log/couchdb
> > chown -R couchdb:couchdb /usr/local/var/run/couchdb
> > chmod -R 0770 /usr/local/etc/couchdb
> > chmod -R 0770 /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb
> > chmod -R 0770 /usr/local/var/log/couchdb
> > chmod -R 0770 /usr/local/var/run/couchdb
>
> This looks okay, but:
>
>  * The README in your CouchDB distribution will have up-to-date
> information.
>
>  * The official CouchDB for Debian will take care of this for you.
>
>  * The official CouchDB for Debian uses versioned directories.
>
> You may want to wait for the official version.
>
> > and it should work !
>
> Thanks for sharing!
>
> The CouchDB 0.9 package should be ready soon for those wanting to wait.
>
> Best,
>
> --
> Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater
>

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