[erlang-questions] couchdb in Karmic Koala

Joe Armstrong <>
Thu Nov 19 15:51:52 CET 2009


On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 3:26 PM, Dmitry Belyaev <> wrote:
> 1) ps -A | grep couchdb

>   or
> 2) /etc/init.d/couchdb {start|stop|status}

No such file (on my system)

> 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

Right - seems to contain a stripped down OTP

This should mean that *anybody* running Karmic Koala can just type
"erl" to get an erlang up and running, and compile away etc?

/Joe

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> 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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