[erlang-questions] couchdb in Karmic Koala

Dmitry Belyaev <>
Thu Nov 19 15:26:46 CET 2009


1) ps -A | grep couchdb
   or
2) /etc/init.d/couchdb {start|stop|status}
3) sure you can if you database name will not interfere any other

As I remember couchdb package depends on erlang. So it may be installed
as always in /usr/bin and /usr/lib/erlang

On Thu, 2009-11-19 at 15:06 +0100, Joe Armstrong wrote:
> I just upgraded my ubuntu to Karmic Koala
> 
> couchdb seems to have installed itself and a few other things (horray
> - well done ...)
> 
> $ pwd
> /usr/lib/couchdb/erlang/lib
> $ ls
> couch-0.10.0  erlang-oauth  etap  ibrowse-1.5.2  mochiweb-r97
> 
> I think couchdb is running on my machine.
> 
> A few questions:
> 
> 1) Is couchdb running on my machine and how can I confirm this?
> 2) How is couchdb started and stopped?
> 3) Can I use couchdb for my own applications of is it reserved for system use?
> 4) Where is Erlang hidden away?
> 5) Can I use the hidden Erlang for my own applications
> 6) Can I distribute my own Erlang applications that make use of the
>     Erlang that has (apparently) been installed in Karmic Koala
> 
> Having Erlang on all Karmic Koala machines could lead to many exciting
> things :-)
> 
> /Joe
> 
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