Requires a platform that can install Erlang from distribution packages.
Works on Debian 5+, Ubuntu 8.10+, OpenBSD and FreeBSD.
Also works on Red Hat, CentOS and Fedora, requires the EPEL yum repository.
Requires the erlang cookbook so erlang can be installed.
Cookbook attributes are named under the
couch_db keyspace. The attributes specified in the cookbook are used in the
couchdb::source recipe only.
node[:couch_db][:src_checksum]- sha256sum of the default version of couchdb to download
node[:couch_db][:src_version]- default version of couchdb to download, used in the full URL to download.
node[:couch_db][:src_mirror]- full URL to download.
Installs the couchdb package, creates the data directory and starts the couchdb service.
Downloads the CouchDB source from the Apache project site, plus development dependencies. Then builds the binaries for installation, creates a user and directories, then sets up the couchdb service. Uses the init script provided in the cookbook.
LICENSE AND AUTHOR
Author:: Joshua Timberman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Copyright 2009, Opscode, Inc.
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