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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: old db version number showing up in names-> unreadable docs
Date Thu, 23 Sep 2010 18:36:59 GMT
But why would that be in the system lib directory then?

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Robert Newson <robert.newson@gmail.com> 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
>>>
>>
>

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