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From Dan Himes <dhi...@vlesolutions.com>
Subject Re: old db version number showing up in names-> unreadable docs
Date Thu, 23 Sep 2010 18:39:46 GMT
That appears to be exactly what it is.  Thank you.

Dan

On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 19:28 +0100, Robert Newson wrote:

> couch.uri is how the port is discovered by desktopcouch, iirc.
> 
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 7:26 PM, Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Right, no idea what couch.uri is, but to fix it you should just need
> > to move what's in the 0.10.0 up one directory. If there's nothing in
> > that directory you can just delete it.
> >
> > On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 2:14 PM, Dan Himes <dhimes@vlesolutions.com> wrote:
> >> /var/lib/couchdb:
> >> 0.10.0  couch.uri  _users.couch
> >>
> >> It looks like it made a "back-up" directory 0.10.0 of the existing
> >> databases (that's what's in 0.10.0 directory)
> >>
> >> On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 13:52 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> >>
> >>> What do you see in /var/lib/couchdb then?
> >>>
> >>> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 12:39 PM, Dan Himes <dhimes@vlesolutions.com>
wrote:
> >>> > Thank you so much for your time, Paul.  I am trying to be clear and
> >>> > specific for those whom may follow...
> >>> >
> >>> > In /etc/couchdb/default.ini I have:
> >>> >
> >>> > [couchdb]
> >>> > database_dir = /var/lib/couchdb
> >>> > view_index_dir = /var/lib/couchdb
> >>> > util_driver_dir = /lib/couchdb/erlang/lib/couch-1.0.1/priv/lib
> >>> > ...
> >>> >
> >>> > This makes me think that everything "just worked" when following the
> >>> > installation instructions.  Sheer luck, though:  I unpacked everything
> >>> > in /home/dhimes/apache-couch* and did as instructed (I found nothing
> >>> > telling me to unpack the tarball to any specific directory).
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 12:22 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> >>> >
> >>> >> Check what's in /etc/couchdb/default.ini to see if its pointing
at a
> >>> >> funny directory. Also, when you installed, did you make sure and
> >>> >> change install paths? Or did your new ini get installed to
> >>> >> /usr/local/etc/couchdb/default.ini?
> >>> >>
> >>> >> HTH,
> >>> >> Paul Davis
> >>> >>
> >>> >> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 12:16 PM, Dan Himes <dhimes@vlesolutions.com>
wrote:
> >>> >> > Thanks, Paul.
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > /etc/init.d/couchdb stop
> >>> >> > attempted to reload futon, but reload failed so couchdb was
stopped
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> >  I did command you indicated with "cp" instead of "mv" (and
didn't
> >>> >> > delete)
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > /etc/init.d/couchdb start
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > reload futon successful,  but futon is still pointing to /0.10.0/
> >>> >> > directory.
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > Tried to "configure," but says I'm not a server admin.  I
am, but now
> >>> >> > need to see how to tell futon.  I didn't run into this before,
but maybe
> >>> >> > I just didn't get that far.  I had set myself up in couchdb
0.10.0 as a
> >>> >> > db admin, but not a server admin.  Old dbadmin credentials
don't appear
> >>> >> > to be recognized as login is hanging.
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 11:58 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> >> Most odd.
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> Sounds like a config changed from the previous version.
Ie, the db
> >>> >> >> path went from:
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> /path/to/dbs/0.10.0/
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> to
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> /path/to/dbs/
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> Which isn't out of this world unbelievable. To fix it,
just do:
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> sudo mv /path/to/dbs/0.10.0/* /path/to/dbs/ &&
rmdir /path/to/dbs/0.10.0/
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> Make sure couchdb is stopped when you do that to avoid
other funny errors.
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> Also, make sure to have a backup if you're not comfortable
moving
> >>> >> >> datafiles around on the command line.
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> Paul
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 11:47 AM, Dan Himes <dhimes@vlesolutions.com>
wrote:
> >>> >> >> > Hello,
> >>> >> >> >
> >>> >> >> > I'm brand new, but I couldn't find a reference to
this problem.  I had
> >>> >> >> > the ubuntu package couchdb 0.10 installed, but recently
moved to 1.0.1
> >>> >> >> > by installing from source following the guide here:
> >>> >> >> > http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Installing_on_Ubuntu).
 However, futon
> >>> >> >> > now shows the database as 0.10.0/dbname (for example,
> >>> >> >> > 0.10.0/hello-world), and when I click on it I get
the error:
> >>> >> >> >
> >>> >> >> > +++
> >>> >> >> > Error: illegal_database_name
> >>> >> >> >
> >>> >> >> > Only lowercase characters (a-z), digits (0-9), and
any of the characters
> >>> >> >> > _, $, (, ), +, -, and / are allowed. Must begin with
a letter.
> >>> >> >> > +++
> >>> >> >> >
> >>> >> >> > I understand what the error means, but not how to
move past it.  Thank
> >>> >> >> > you for your help!
> >>> >> >> >
> >>> >> >> > Best regards,
> >>> >> >> > Dan
> >>> >> >> >
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > Daniel E. Himes, Ph.D.
> >>> >> > President
> >>> >> > Virtual Learning Environment Solutions, Inc.
> >>> >> > 4 Bartlett St ~ Marblehead  Massachusetts ~ 01945-2720
> >>> >> > 781.277.1151
> >>> >> >
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > Daniel E. Himes, Ph.D.
> >>> > President
> >>> > Virtual Learning Environment Solutions, Inc.
> >>> > 4 Bartlett St ~ Marblehead  Massachusetts ~ 01945-2720
> >>> > 781.277.1151
> >>> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Daniel E. Himes, Ph.D.
> >> President
> >> Virtual Learning Environment Solutions, Inc.
> >> 4 Bartlett St ~ Marblehead  Massachusetts ~ 01945-2720
> >> 781.277.1151
> >>
> >



Daniel E. Himes, Ph.D.
President
Virtual Learning Environment Solutions, Inc.
4 Bartlett St ~ Marblehead  Massachusetts ~ 01945-2720
781.277.1151 

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