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1 Apache CouchDB CHANGES
2 ======================
3
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4 Version 1.2.0
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5 -------------
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6
7 This version has not been released yet.
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8
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9 Build System:
10
11 * cURL is no longer required to build CouchDB as it is only
12 used by the command line JS test runner. If cURL is available
13 when building CouchJS you can enable the HTTP bindings by
14 passing -H on the command line.
15
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16 HTTP Interface:
17
18 * Added a native JSON parser.
19
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20 Replicator:
21
22 * A new replicator implementation. It offers more performance and
23 configuration options.
24
25 Storage System:
26
27 * Added optional database and view index file compression (using Google's
28 snappy or zlib's deflate).
29 * Several performance improvements, most notably regarding database writes
30 and view indexing.
31 * Computation of the size of the latest MVCC snapshot data and all its
32 supporting metadata, both for database and view index files. This
33 information is exposed as the `data_size` attribute in the database and
34 view group information URIs.
35 * The size of the buffers used for database and view compaction is now
36 configurable.
37
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38 OAuth:
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39
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40 * Updated budled erlang_oauth library to the latest version.
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41
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42 Futon:
43
44 * The `Status` screen (active tasks) now displays two new task status
45 fields: `Started on` and `Updated on`.
46
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47 Version 1.1.1
48 -------------
49
50 This version has not been released yet.
51
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52 * ETags for views include current sequence if include_docs=true.
53
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54 Version 1.1.0
55 -------------
56
57 All CHANGES for 1.0.2 and 1.0.3 also apply to 1.1.0.
58
59 HTTP Interface:
60
61 * Native SSL support.
62 * Added support for HTTP range requests for attachments.
63 * Added built-in filters for `_changes`: `_doc_ids` and `_design`.
64 * Added configuration option for TCP_NODELAY aka "Nagle".
65 * Allow POSTing arguments to `_changes`.
66 * Allow `keys` parameter for GET requests to views.
67 * Allow wildcards in vhosts definitions.
68 * More granular ETag support for views.
69 * More flexible URL rewriter.
70 * Added support for recognizing "Q values" and media parameters in
71 HTTP Accept headers.
72 * Validate doc ids that come from a PUT to a URL.
73
74 Externals:
75
76 * Added OS Process module to manage daemons outside of CouchDB.
77 * Added HTTP Proxy handler for more scalable externals.
78
79 Replicator:
80
81 * Added `_replicator` database to manage replications.
82 * Fixed issues when an endpoint is a remote database accessible via SSL.
83 * Added support for continuous by-doc-IDs replication.
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84 * Fix issue where revision info was omitted when replicating attachments.
85 * Integrity of attachment replication is now verified by MD5.
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86
87 Storage System:
88
89 * Multiple micro-optimizations when reading data.
90
91 View Server:
92
93 * Added CommonJS support to map functions.
94 * Added `stale=update_after` query option that triggers a view update after
95 returning a `stale=ok` response.
96 * Warn about empty result caused by `startkey` and `endkey` limiting.
97 * Built-in reduce function `_sum` now accepts lists of integers as input.
98 * Added view query aliases start_key, end_key, start_key_doc_id and
99 end_key_doc_id.
100
101 Futon:
102
103 * Added a "change password"-feature to Futon.
104
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105 URL Rewriter & Vhosts:
106
107 * Fix for variable substituion
108
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109 Version 1.0.2
110 -------------
111
112 Futon:
113
114 * Make test suite work with Safari and Chrome.
115 * Fixed animated progress spinner.
116 * Fix raw view document link due to overzealous URI encoding.
117 * Spell javascript correctly in loadScript(uri).
118
119 Storage System:
120
121 * Fix leaking file handles after compacting databases and views.
122 * Fix databases forgetting their validation function after compaction.
123 * Fix occasional timeout errors after successfully compacting large databases.
124 * Fix ocassional error when writing to a database that has just been compacted.
125 * Fix occasional timeout errors on systems with slow or heavily loaded IO.
126 * Fix for OOME when compactions include documents with many conflicts.
127 * Fix for missing attachment compression when MIME types included parameters.
128 * Preserve purge metadata during compaction to avoid spurious view rebuilds.
129 * Fix spurious conflicts introduced when uploading an attachment after
130 a doc has been in a conflict. See COUCHDB-902 for details.
131 * Fix for frequently edited documents in multi-master deployments being
132 duplicated in _changes and _all_docs. See COUCHDDB-968 for details on how
133 to repair.
134 * Significantly higher read and write throughput against database and
135 view index files.
136
137 Log System:
138
139 * Reduce lengthy stack traces.
140 * Allow logging of native <xml> types.
141
142 HTTP Interface:
143
144 * Allow reduce=false parameter in map-only views.
145 * Fix parsing of Accept headers.
146 * Fix for multipart GET APIs when an attachment was created during a
147 local-local replication. See COUCHDB-1022 for details.
148
149 Replicator:
150
151 * Updated ibrowse library to 2.1.2 fixing numerous replication issues.
152 * Make sure that the replicator respects HTTP settings defined in the config.
153 * Fix error when the ibrowse connection closes unexpectedly.
154 * Fix authenticated replication (with HTTP basic auth) of design documents
155 with attachments.
156 * Various fixes to make replication more resilient for edge-cases.
157
158 View Server:
159
160 * Don't trigger view updates when requesting `_design/doc/_info`.
161 * Fix for circular references in CommonJS requires.
162 * Made isArray() function available to functions executed in the query server.
163 * Documents are now sealed before being passed to map functions.
164 * Force view compaction failure when duplicated document data exists. When
165 this error is seen in the logs users should rebuild their views from
166 scratch to fix the issue. See COUCHDB-999 for details.
167
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168 Version 1.0.1
169 -------------
170
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171 Storage System:
172
173 * Fix data corruption bug COUCHDB-844. Please see
174 http://couchdb.apache.org/notice/1.0.1.html for details.
175
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176 Replicator:
177
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178 * Added support for replication via an HTTP/HTTPS proxy.
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179 * Fix pull replication of attachments from 0.11 to 1.0.x.
180 * Make the _changes feed work with non-integer seqnums.
181
182 HTTP Interface:
183
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184 * Expose `committed_update_seq` for monitoring purposes.
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185 * Show fields saved along with _deleted=true. Allows for auditing of deletes.
186 * More robust Accept-header detection.
187
188 Authentication:
189
190 * Enable basic-auth popup when required to access the server, to prevent
191 people from getting locked out.
192
193 Futon:
194
195 * User interface element for querying stale (cached) views.
196
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197 Build and System Integration:
198
199 * Included additional source files for distribution.
200
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201 Version 1.0.0
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202 -------------
203
204 Security:
205
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206 * Added authentication caching, to avoid repeated opening and closing of the
207 users database for each request requiring authentication.
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208
209 Storage System:
210
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211 * Small optimization for reordering result lists.
212 * More efficient header commits.
213 * Use O_APPEND to save lseeks.
214 * Faster implementation of pread_iolist(). Further improves performance on
215 concurrent reads.
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216
217 View Server:
218
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219 * Faster default view collation.
220 * Added option to include update_seq in view responses.
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221
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222 Version 0.11.2
223 --------------
224
225 Replicator:
226
227 * Fix bug when pushing design docs by non-admins, which was hanging the
228 replicator for no good reason.
229 * Fix bug when pulling design documents from a source that requires
230 basic-auth.
231
232 HTTP Interface:
233
234 * Better error messages on invalid URL requests.
235
236 Authentication:
237
238 * User documents can now be deleted by admins or the user.
239
240 Security:
241
242 * Avoid potential DOS attack by guarding all creation of atoms.
243
244 Futon:
245
246 * Add some Futon files that were missing from the Makefile.
247
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248 Version 0.11.1
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249 --------------
250
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251 HTTP Interface:
252
253 * Mask passwords in active tasks and logging.
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254 * Update mochijson2 to allow output of BigNums not in float form.
255 * Added support for X-HTTP-METHOD-OVERRIDE.
256 * Better error message for database names.
257 * Disable jsonp by default.
258 * Accept gzip encoded standalone attachments.
259 * Made max_concurrent_connections configurable.
260 * Made changes API more robust.
261 * Send newly generated document rev to callers of an update function.
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262
263 Futon:
264
265 * Use "expando links" for over-long document values in Futon.
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266 * Added continuous replication option.
267 * Added option to replicating test results anonymously to a community
268 CouchDB instance.
269 * Allow creation and deletion of config entries.
270 * Fixed display issues with doc ids that have escaped characters.
271 * Fixed various UI issues.
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272
273 Build and System Integration:
274
275 * Output of `couchdb --help` has been improved.
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276 * Fixed compatibility with the Erlang R14 series.
277 * Fixed warnings on Linux builds.
278 * Fixed build error when aclocal needs to be called during the build.
279 * Require ICU 4.3.1.
280 * Fixed compatibility with Solaris.
281
282 Security:
283
284 * Added authentication redirect URL to log in clients.
285 * Fixed query parameter encoding issue in oauth.js.
286 * Made authentication timeout configurable.
287 * Temporary views are now admin-only resources.
288
289 Storage System:
290
291 * Don't require a revpos for attachment stubs.
292 * Added checking to ensure when a revpos is sent with an attachment stub,
293 it's correct.
294 * Make file deletions async to avoid pauses during compaction and db
295 deletion.
296 * Fixed for wrong offset when writing headers and converting them to blocks,
297 only triggered when header is larger than 4k.
298 * Preserve _revs_limit and instance_start_time after compaction.
299
300 Configuration System:
301
302 * Fixed timeout with large .ini files.
303
304 JavaScript Clients:
305
306 * Added tests for couch.js and jquery.couch.js
307 * Added changes handler to jquery.couch.js.
308 * Added cache busting to jquery.couch.js if the user agent is msie.
309 * Added support for multi-document-fetch (via _all_docs) to jquery.couch.js.
310 * Added attachment versioning to jquery.couch.js.
311 * Added option to control ensure_full_commit to jquery.couch.js.
312 * Added list functionality to jquery.couch.js.
313 * Fixed issues where bulkSave() wasn't sending a POST body.
314
315 View Server:
316
317 * Provide a UUID to update functions (and all other functions) that they can
318 use to create new docs.
319 * Upgrade CommonJS modules support to 1.1.1.
320 * Fixed erlang filter funs and normalize filter fun API.
321 * Fixed hang in view shutdown.
322
323 Log System:
324
325 * Log HEAD requests as HEAD, not GET.
326 * Keep massive JSON blobs out of the error log.
327 * Fixed a timeout issue.
328
329 Replication System:
330
331 * Refactored various internal APIs related to attachment streaming.
332 * Fixed hanging replication.
333 * Fixed keepalive issue.
334
335 URL Rewriter & Vhosts:
336
337 * Allow more complex keys in rewriter.
338 * Allow global rewrites so system defaults are available in vhosts.
339 * Allow isolation of databases with vhosts.
340 * Fix issue with passing variables to query parameters.
341
342 Test Suite:
343
344 * Made the test suite overall more reliable.
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345
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346 Version 0.11.0
347 --------------
348
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349 Security:
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350
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351 * Fixed CVE-2010-0009: Apache CouchDB Timing Attack Vulnerability.
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352 * Added default cookie-authentication and users database.
353 * Added Futon user interface for user signup and login.
354 * Added per-database reader access control lists.
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355 * Added per-database security object for configuration data in validation
356 functions.
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357 * Added proxy authentication handler
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358
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359 HTTP Interface:
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360
361 * Provide Content-MD5 header support for attachments.
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362 * Added URL Rewriter handler.
363 * Added virtual host handling.
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364
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365 View Server:
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366
367 * Added optional 'raw' binary collation for faster view builds where Unicode
368 collation is not important.
369 * Improved view index build time by reducing ICU collation callouts.
370 * Improved view information objects.
371 * Bug fix for partial updates during view builds.
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372 * Move query server to a design-doc based protocol.
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373 * Use json2.js for JSON serialization for compatiblity with native JSON.
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374 * Major refactoring of couchjs to lay the groundwork for disabling cURL
375 support. The new HTTP interaction acts like a synchronous XHR. Example usage
376 of the new system is in the JavaScript CLI test runner.
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377
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378 Replication:
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379
380 * Added option to implicitly create replication target databases.
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381 * Avoid leaking file descriptors on automatic replication restarts.
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382 * Added option to replicate a list of documents by id.
383 * Allow continuous replication to be cancelled.
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384
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385 Storage System:
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386
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387 * Adds batching of multiple updating requests, to improve throughput with many
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388 writers. Removed the now redundant couch_batch_save module.
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389 * Adds configurable compression of attachments.
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390
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391 Runtime Statistics:
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392
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393 * Statistics are now calculated for a moving window instead of non-overlapping
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394 timeframes.
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395 * Fixed a problem with statistics timers and system sleep.
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396 * Moved statistic names to a term file in the priv directory.
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397
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398 Futon:
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399
400 * Added a button for view compaction.
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401 * JSON strings are now displayed as-is in the document view, without the escaping of
402 new-lines and quotes. That dramatically improves readability of multi-line
403 strings.
404 * Same goes for editing of JSON string values. When a change to a field value is
405 submitted, and the value is not valid JSON it is assumed to be a string. This
406 improves editing of multi-line strings a lot.
407 * Hitting tab in textareas no longer moves focus to the next form field, but simply
408 inserts a tab character at the current caret position.
409 * Fixed some font declarations.
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410
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411 Build and System Integration:
412
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413 * Updated and improved source documentation.
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414 * Fixed distribution preparation for building on Mac OS X.
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415 * Added support for building a Windows installer as part of 'make dist'.
416 * Bug fix for building couch.app's module list.
417 * ETap tests are now run during make distcheck. This included a number of
418 updates to the build system to properly support VPATH builds.
419 * Gavin McDonald setup a build-bot instance. More info can be found at
420 http://ci.apache.org/buildbot.html
421
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422 Version 0.10.1
423 --------------
424
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425 Replicator:
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426
427 * Stability enhancements regarding redirects, timeouts, OAuth.
428
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429 Query Server:
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430
431 * Avoid process leaks
432 * Allow list and view to span languages
433
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434 Stats:
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435
436 * Eliminate new process flood on system wake
437
438 Build and System Integration:
439
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440 * Test suite now works with the distcheck target.
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441
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442 Version 0.10.0
443 --------------
444
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445 Storage Format:
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446
447 * Add move headers with checksums to the end of database files for extra robust
448 storage and faster storage.
449
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450 View Server:
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451
452 * Added native Erlang views for high-performance applications.
453
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454 HTTP Interface:
455
456 * Added optional cookie-based authentication handler.
457 * Added optional two-legged OAuth authentication handler.
458
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459 Build and System Integration:
460
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461 * Changed `couchdb` script configuration options.
462 * Added default.d and local.d configuration directories to load sequence.
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463
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464
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465 Version 0.9.2
466 -------------
467
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468 Replication:
469
470 * Fix replication with 0.10 servers initiated by an 0.9 server (COUCHDB-559).
471
472 Build and System Integration:
473
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474 * Remove branch callbacks to allow building couchjs against newer versions of
475 Spidermonkey.
476
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477 Version 0.9.1
478 -------------
479
480 Build and System Integration:
481
482 * PID file directory is now created by the SysV/BSD daemon scripts.
483 * Fixed the environment variables shown by the configure script.
484 * Fixed the build instructions shown by the configure script.
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485 * Updated ownership and permission advice in `README` for better security.
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486
487 Configuration and stats system:
488
489 * Corrected missing configuration file error message.
490 * Fixed incorrect recording of request time.
491
492 Database Core:
493
494 * Document validation for underscore prefixed variables.
495 * Made attachment storage less sparse.
496 * Fixed problems when a database with delayed commits pending is considered
497 idle, and subject to losing changes when shutdown. (COUCHDB-334)
498
499 External Handlers:
500
501 * Fix POST requests.
502
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503 Futon:
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504
505 * Redirect when loading a deleted view URI from the cookie.
506
507 HTTP Interface:
508
509 * Attachment requests respect the "rev" query-string parameter.
510
511 JavaScript View Server:
512
513 * Useful JavaScript Error messages.
514
515 Replication:
516
517 * Added support for Unicode characters transmitted as UTF-16 surrogate pairs.
518 * URL-encode attachment names when necessary.
519 * Pull specific revisions of an attachment, instead of just the latest one.
520 * Work around a rare chunk-merging problem in ibrowse.
521 * Work with documents containing Unicode characters outside the Basic
522 Multilingual Plane.
523
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524 Version 0.9.0
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525 -------------
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526
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527 Futon Utility Client:
528
529 * Added pagination to the database listing page.
530 * Implemented attachment uploading from the document page.
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531 * Added page that shows the current configuration, and allows modification of
532 option values.
533 * Added a JSON "source view" for document display.
534 * JSON data in view rows is now syntax highlighted.
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535 * Removed the use of an iframe for better integration with browser history and
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536 bookmarking.
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537 * Full database listing in the sidebar has been replaced by a short list of
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538 recent databases.
539 * The view editor now allows selection of the view language if there is more
540 than one configured.
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541 * Added links to go to the raw view or document URI.
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542 * Added status page to display currently running tasks in CouchDB.
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543 * JavaScript test suite split into multiple files.
544 * Pagination for reduce views.
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545
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546 Design Document Resource Paths:
547
548 * Added httpd_design_handlers config section.
549 * Moved _view to httpd_design_handlers.
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550 * Added ability to render documents as non-JSON content-types with _show and
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551 _list functions, which are also httpd_design_handlers.
552
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553 HTTP Interface:
554
555 * Added client side UUIDs for idempotent document creation
556 * HTTP COPY for documents
557 * Streaming of chunked attachment PUTs to disk
558 * Remove negative count feature
559 * Add include_docs option for view queries
560 * Add multi-key view post for views
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561 * Query parameter validation
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562 * Use stale=ok to request potentially cached view index
563 * External query handler module for full-text or other indexers.
564 * Etags for attachments, views, shows and lists
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565 * Show and list functions for rendering documents and views as developer
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566 controlled content-types.
567 * Attachment names may use slashes to allow uploading of nested directories
568 (useful for static web hosting).
569 * Option for a view to run over design documents.
570 * Added newline to JSON responses. Closes bike-shed.
571
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572 Replication:
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573
574 * Using ibrowse.
575 * Checkpoint replications so failures are less expensive.
576 * Automatically retry of failed replications.
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577 * Stream attachments in pull-replication.
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578
579 Database Core:
580
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581 * Faster B-tree implementation.
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582 * Changed internal JSON term format.
583 * Improvements to Erlang VM interactions under heavy load.
584 * User context and administrator role.
585 * Update validations with design document validation functions.
586 * Document purge functionality.
587 * Ref-counting for database file handles.
588
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589 Build and System Integration:
590
591 * The `couchdb` script now supports system chainable configuration files.
592 * The Mac OS X daemon script now redirects STDOUT and STDERR like SysV/BSD.
593 * The build and system integration have been improved for portability.
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594 * Added COUCHDB_OPTIONS to etc/default/couchdb file.
595 * Remove COUCHDB_INI_FILE and COUCHDB_PID_FILE from etc/default/couchdb file.
596 * Updated `configure.ac` to manually link `libm` for portability.
597 * Updated `configure.ac` to extended default library paths.
598 * Removed inets configuration files.
599 * Added command line test runner.
600 * Created dev target for make.
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601
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602 Configuration and stats system:
603
604 * Separate default and local configuration files.
605 * HTTP interface for configuration changes.
606 * Statistics framework with HTTP query API.
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607
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608 Version 0.8.1-incubating
609 ------------------------
610
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611 Database Core:
612
613 * Fix for replication problems where the write queues can get backed up if the
614 writes aren't happening fast enough to keep up with the reads. For a large
615 replication, this can exhaust memory and crash, or slow down the machine
616 dramatically. The fix keeps only one document in the write queue at a time.
617 * Fix for databases sometimes incorrectly reporting that they contain 0
618 documents after compaction.
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619 * CouchDB now uses ibrowse instead of inets for its internal HTTP client
620 implementation. This means better replication stability.
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621
622 HTTP Interface:
623
624 * Fix for chunked responses where chunks were always being split into multiple
625 TCP packets, which caused problems with the test suite under Safari, and in
626 some other cases.
627 * Fix for an invalid JSON response body being returned for some kinds of
628 views. (COUCHDB-84)
629 * Fix for connections not getting closed after rejecting a chunked request.
630 (COUCHDB-55)
631 * CouchDB can now be bound to IPv6 addresses.
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632 * The HTTP `Server` header now contains the versions of CouchDB and Erlang.
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633
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634 JavaScript View Server:
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635
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636 * Sealing of documents has been disabled due to an incompatibility with
637 SpiderMonkey 1.9.
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638 * Improve error handling for undefined values emitted by map functions.
639 (COUCHDB-83)
640
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641 Build and System Integration:
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642
643 * The `couchdb` script no longer uses `awk` for configuration checks as this
644 was causing portability problems.
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645 * Updated `sudo` example in `README` to use the `-i` option, this fixes
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646 problems when invoking from a directory the `couchdb` user cannot access.
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647
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648 Futon:
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649
650 * The view selector dropdown should now work in Opera and Internet Explorer
651 even when it includes optgroups for design documents. (COUCHDB-81)
652
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653 Version 0.8.0-incubating
654 ------------------------
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655
656 Database Core:
657
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658 * The view engine has been completely decoupled from the storage engine. Index
659 data is now stored in separate files, and the format of the main database
660 file has changed.
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661 * Databases can now be compacted to reclaim space used for deleted documents
662 and old document revisions.
663 * Support for incremental map/reduce views has been added.
664 * To support map/reduce, the structure of design documents has changed. View
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665 values are now JSON objects containing at least a `map` member, and
666 optionally a `reduce` member.
667 * View servers are now identified by name (for example `javascript`) instead of
668 by media type.
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669 * Automatically generated document IDs are now based on proper UUID generation
670 using the crypto module.
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671 * The field `content-type` in the JSON representation of attachments has been
672 renamed to `content_type` (underscore).
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673
674 HTTP Interface:
675
676 * CouchDB now uses MochiWeb instead of inets for the HTTP server
677 implementation. Among other things, this means that the extra configuration
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678 files needed for inets (such as `couch_httpd.conf`) are no longer used.
679 * The HTTP interface now completely supports the `HEAD` method. (COUCHDB-3)
680 * Improved compliance of `Etag` handling with the HTTP specification.
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681 (COUCHDB-13)
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682 * Etags are no longer included in responses to document `GET` requests that
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683 include query string parameters causing the JSON response to change without
684 the revision or the URI having changed.
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685 * The bulk document update API has changed slightly on both the request and the
686 response side. In addition, bulk updates are now atomic.
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687 * CouchDB now uses `TCP_NODELAY` to fix performance problems with persistent
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688 connections on some platforms due to nagling.
689 * Including a `?descending=false` query string parameter in requests to views
690 no longer raises an error.
691 * Requests to unknown top-level reserved URLs (anything with a leading
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692 underscore) now return a `unknown_private_path` error instead of the
693 confusing `illegal_database_name`.
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694 * The Temporary view handling now expects a JSON request body, where the JSON
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695 is an object with at least a `map` member, and optional `reduce` and
696 `language` members.
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697 * Temporary views no longer determine the view server based on the Content-Type
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698 header of the `POST` request, but rather by looking for a `language` member
699 in the JSON body of the request.
700 * The status code of responses to `DELETE` requests is now 200 to reflect that
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701 that the deletion is performed synchronously.
702
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703 JavaScript View Server:
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704
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705 * SpiderMonkey is no longer included with CouchDB, but rather treated as a
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706 normal external dependency. A simple C program (`_couchjs`) is provided that
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707 links against an existing SpiderMonkey installation and uses the interpreter
708 embedding API.
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709 * View functions using the default JavaScript view server can now do logging
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710 using the global `log(message)` function. Log messages are directed into the
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711 CouchDB log at `INFO` level. (COUCHDB-59)
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712 * The global `map(key, value)` function made available to view code has been
713 renamed to `emit(key, value)`.
714 * Fixed handling of exceptions raised by view functions.
715
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716 Build and System Integration:
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717
718 * CouchDB can automatically respawn following a server crash.
719 * Database server no longer refuses to start with a stale PID file.
720 * System logrotate configuration provided.
721 * Improved handling of ICU shared libraries.
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722 * The `couchdb` script now automatically enables SMP support in Erlang.
723 * The `couchdb` and `couchjs` scripts have been improved for portability.
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724 * The build and system integration have been improved for portability.
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725
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726 Futon:
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727
728 * When adding a field to a document, Futon now just adds a field with an
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729 autogenerated name instead of prompting for the name with a dialog. The name
730 is automatically put into edit mode so that it can be changed immediately.
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731 * Fields are now sorted alphabetically by name when a document is displayed.
732 * Futon can be used to create and update permanent views.
733 * The maximum number of rows to display per page on the database page can now
734 be adjusted.
735 * Futon now uses the XMLHTTPRequest API asynchronously to communicate with the
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736 CouchDB HTTP server, so that most operations no longer block the browser.
737 * View results sorting can now be switched between ascending and descending by
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738 clicking on the `Key` column header.
739 * Fixed a bug where documents that contained a `@` character could not be
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740 viewed. (COUCHDB-12)
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741 * The database page now provides a `Compact` button to trigger database
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742 compaction. (COUCHDB-38)
743 * Fixed portential double encoding of document IDs and other URI segments in
744 many instances. (COUCHDB-39)
745 * Improved display of attachments.
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746 * The JavaScript Shell has been removed due to unresolved licensing issues.
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