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From Alexander Shorin <>
Subject Re: CouchDB, linux & clean shutdowns
Date Tue, 20 Mar 2012 13:23:18 GMT
On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 5:07 PM, Jo-Erlend Schinstad
<> wrote:
> As far as I'm aware, there's no clean way to shutdown CouchDB. It's designed
> that way. You just kill it.

With _admin permissions:
curl -X POST http://localhost:5984/_restart -H "Content-Type: application/json"

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 5:12 PM, Martin Hewitt <> wrote:
>> What version are you running?
> Running 1.2.0a-1160734, compiled from source some time back.

Looks like subversion revision number and a little out of dated. By
the way, CouchDB repository had been moved to git not so far a long
ago. Have you tried to update to latest head of 1.2.x branch?


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