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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: invalid user error when starting as daemon
Date Wed, 15 Sep 2010 15:16:35 GMT
The build-couchdb project should include documentation on how to set up users and permissions.
Perhaps you'd like to file an issue on Github?

The official instructions are here:

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/trunk/INSTALL.Unix

On 15 Sep 2010, at 15:52, Kenneth Tyler wrote:

> hello,
> after installing on ubuntu 10.4 using build-couchdb
> when i try to start couchdb as a daemon i get this error
> administrator@pawpaw:~$ build-couchdb/build/etc/init.d/couchdb start
> * Starting database server
> couchdb                                             chown: invalid user:
> `couchdb'
> Unknown id: couchdb
> 
> it looks like there is a user folder "couchdb" in the var directory... so
> i'm unsure how to make that a "valid user"
> 
> thanks
> 
> ken tyler


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