[erlang-questions] couchdb in Karmic Koala

Rapsey <>
Thu Nov 19 16:15:36 CET 2009


Pretty good writeup on CouchDB in ubuntu:
http://arstechnica.com/open-source/reviews/2009/11/good-karma-ars-reviews-ubuntu-910.ars/6
http://arstechnica.com/open-source/reviews/2009/11/good-karma-ars-reviews-ubuntu-910.ars/7


Sergej

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 4:06 PM, Paul Joseph Davis <
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> On Nov 19, 2009, at 9:51 AM, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:
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>  On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 3:26 PM, Dmitry Belyaev <>
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>>> 1) ps -A | grep couchdb
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>>   or
>>> 2) /etc/init.d/couchdb {start|stop|status}
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>> No such file (on my system)
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> The default installed version is packaged to run as An on demand desktop
> service. To get the system service version you'll want to check apt.
> Something like:
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> $ apt-cache search couchdb
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> To get the name (just "couchdb" IIRC) and then:
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> $ sudo apt-get install $pkgname
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>  3) sure you can if you database name will not interfere any other
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>>> As I remember couchdb package depends on erlang. So it may be installed
>>> as always in /usr/bin and /usr/lib/erlang
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>> Right - seems to contain a stripped down OTP
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>> This should mean that *anybody* running Karmic Koala can just type
>> "erl" to get an erlang up and running, and compile away etc?
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>> /Joe
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>>> On Thu, 2009-11-19 at 15:06 +0100, Joe Armstrong wrote:
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>>>> 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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