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1 Apache CouchDB CHANGES
2 ======================
3
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4 Version 1.3.0
5 -------------
6
7 This version has not been released yet.
8
9 Source Repository:
10
11 * The source repository was migrated from SVN to Git.
12
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13 Version 1.2.0
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14 -------------
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15
16 This version has not been released yet.
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17
df7ac13 @davisp CouchDB no longer requires cURL to build.
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18 Build System:
19
20 * cURL is no longer required to build CouchDB as it is only
21 used by the command line JS test runner. If cURL is available
22 when building CouchJS you can enable the HTTP bindings by
23 passing -H on the command line.
24
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25 HTTP Interface:
26
27 * Added a native JSON parser.
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28 * The _active_tasks API now offers more granular fields. Each
29 task type is now able to expose different properties.
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30
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31 Replicator:
32
33 * A new replicator implementation. It offers more performance and
34 configuration options.
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35 * Passing non-string values to query_params is now a 400 bad
36 request. This is to reduce the surprise that all parameters
37 are converted to strings internally.
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38 * Added optional field `since_seq` to replication objects/documents.
39 It allows to bootstrap a replication from a specific source sequence
40 number.
41 * Simpler replication cancelation. In addition to the current method,
42 replications can now be canceled by specifying the replication ID
43 instead of the original replication object/document.
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44
45 Storage System:
46
47 * Added optional database and view index file compression (using Google's
48 snappy or zlib's deflate).
49 * Several performance improvements, most notably regarding database writes
50 and view indexing.
51 * Computation of the size of the latest MVCC snapshot data and all its
52 supporting metadata, both for database and view index files. This
53 information is exposed as the `data_size` attribute in the database and
54 view group information URIs.
55 * The size of the buffers used for database and view compaction is now
56 configurable.
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57 * Added support for automatic database and view compaction. This feature
58 is disabled by default, but it can be enabled via the .ini configuration.
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59
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60 OAuth:
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61
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62 * Updated bundled erlang_oauth library to the latest version.
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63
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64 Futon:
65
66 * The `Status` screen (active tasks) now displays two new task status
67 fields: `Started on` and `Updated on`.
68
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69 Version 1.1.1
70 -------------
71
72 This version has not been released yet.
73
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74 * ETags for views include current sequence if include_docs=true.
9c2b590 @rnewson move notes on COUCHDB-1274 to 1.1.1 now it's been backported.
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75 * JSONP responses now send "text/javascript" for Content-Type.
acf1f25 @rnewson COUCHDB-1206 - document in CHANGES/NEWS.
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76
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77 Version 1.1.0
78 -------------
79
80 All CHANGES for 1.0.2 and 1.0.3 also apply to 1.1.0.
81
82 HTTP Interface:
83
84 * Native SSL support.
85 * Added support for HTTP range requests for attachments.
86 * Added built-in filters for `_changes`: `_doc_ids` and `_design`.
87 * Added configuration option for TCP_NODELAY aka "Nagle".
88 * Allow POSTing arguments to `_changes`.
89 * Allow `keys` parameter for GET requests to views.
90 * Allow wildcards in vhosts definitions.
91 * More granular ETag support for views.
92 * More flexible URL rewriter.
93 * Added support for recognizing "Q values" and media parameters in
94 HTTP Accept headers.
95 * Validate doc ids that come from a PUT to a URL.
96
97 Externals:
98
99 * Added OS Process module to manage daemons outside of CouchDB.
100 * Added HTTP Proxy handler for more scalable externals.
101
102 Replicator:
103
104 * Added `_replicator` database to manage replications.
105 * Fixed issues when an endpoint is a remote database accessible via SSL.
106 * Added support for continuous by-doc-IDs replication.
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107 * Fix issue where revision info was omitted when replicating attachments.
108 * Integrity of attachment replication is now verified by MD5.
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109
110 Storage System:
111
112 * Multiple micro-optimizations when reading data.
113
114 View Server:
115
116 * Added CommonJS support to map functions.
117 * Added `stale=update_after` query option that triggers a view update after
118 returning a `stale=ok` response.
119 * Warn about empty result caused by `startkey` and `endkey` limiting.
120 * Built-in reduce function `_sum` now accepts lists of integers as input.
121 * Added view query aliases start_key, end_key, start_key_doc_id and
122 end_key_doc_id.
123
124 Futon:
125
126 * Added a "change password"-feature to Futon.
127
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128 URL Rewriter & Vhosts:
129
130 * Fix for variable substituion
131
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132 Version 1.0.2
133 -------------
134
135 Futon:
136
137 * Make test suite work with Safari and Chrome.
138 * Fixed animated progress spinner.
139 * Fix raw view document link due to overzealous URI encoding.
140 * Spell javascript correctly in loadScript(uri).
141
142 Storage System:
143
144 * Fix leaking file handles after compacting databases and views.
145 * Fix databases forgetting their validation function after compaction.
146 * Fix occasional timeout errors after successfully compacting large databases.
147 * Fix ocassional error when writing to a database that has just been compacted.
148 * Fix occasional timeout errors on systems with slow or heavily loaded IO.
149 * Fix for OOME when compactions include documents with many conflicts.
150 * Fix for missing attachment compression when MIME types included parameters.
151 * Preserve purge metadata during compaction to avoid spurious view rebuilds.
152 * Fix spurious conflicts introduced when uploading an attachment after
153 a doc has been in a conflict. See COUCHDB-902 for details.
154 * Fix for frequently edited documents in multi-master deployments being
155 duplicated in _changes and _all_docs. See COUCHDDB-968 for details on how
156 to repair.
157 * Significantly higher read and write throughput against database and
158 view index files.
159
160 Log System:
161
162 * Reduce lengthy stack traces.
163 * Allow logging of native <xml> types.
164
165 HTTP Interface:
166
167 * Allow reduce=false parameter in map-only views.
168 * Fix parsing of Accept headers.
169 * Fix for multipart GET APIs when an attachment was created during a
170 local-local replication. See COUCHDB-1022 for details.
171
172 Replicator:
173
174 * Updated ibrowse library to 2.1.2 fixing numerous replication issues.
175 * Make sure that the replicator respects HTTP settings defined in the config.
176 * Fix error when the ibrowse connection closes unexpectedly.
177 * Fix authenticated replication (with HTTP basic auth) of design documents
178 with attachments.
179 * Various fixes to make replication more resilient for edge-cases.
180
181 View Server:
182
183 * Don't trigger view updates when requesting `_design/doc/_info`.
184 * Fix for circular references in CommonJS requires.
185 * Made isArray() function available to functions executed in the query server.
186 * Documents are now sealed before being passed to map functions.
187 * Force view compaction failure when duplicated document data exists. When
188 this error is seen in the logs users should rebuild their views from
189 scratch to fix the issue. See COUCHDB-999 for details.
190
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191 Version 1.0.1
192 -------------
193
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194 Storage System:
195
196 * Fix data corruption bug COUCHDB-844. Please see
197 http://couchdb.apache.org/notice/1.0.1.html for details.
198
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199 Replicator:
200
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201 * Added support for replication via an HTTP/HTTPS proxy.
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202 * Fix pull replication of attachments from 0.11 to 1.0.x.
203 * Make the _changes feed work with non-integer seqnums.
204
205 HTTP Interface:
206
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207 * Expose `committed_update_seq` for monitoring purposes.
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208 * Show fields saved along with _deleted=true. Allows for auditing of deletes.
209 * More robust Accept-header detection.
210
211 Authentication:
212
213 * Enable basic-auth popup when required to access the server, to prevent
214 people from getting locked out.
215
216 Futon:
217
218 * User interface element for querying stale (cached) views.
219
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220 Build and System Integration:
221
222 * Included additional source files for distribution.
223
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224 Version 1.0.0
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225 -------------
226
227 Security:
228
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229 * Added authentication caching, to avoid repeated opening and closing of the
230 users database for each request requiring authentication.
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231
232 Storage System:
233
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234 * Small optimization for reordering result lists.
235 * More efficient header commits.
236 * Use O_APPEND to save lseeks.
237 * Faster implementation of pread_iolist(). Further improves performance on
238 concurrent reads.
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239
240 View Server:
241
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242 * Faster default view collation.
243 * Added option to include update_seq in view responses.
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244
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245 Version 0.11.2
246 --------------
247
248 Replicator:
249
250 * Fix bug when pushing design docs by non-admins, which was hanging the
251 replicator for no good reason.
252 * Fix bug when pulling design documents from a source that requires
253 basic-auth.
254
255 HTTP Interface:
256
257 * Better error messages on invalid URL requests.
258
259 Authentication:
260
261 * User documents can now be deleted by admins or the user.
262
263 Security:
264
265 * Avoid potential DOS attack by guarding all creation of atoms.
266
267 Futon:
268
269 * Add some Futon files that were missing from the Makefile.
270
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271 Version 0.11.1
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272 --------------
273
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274 HTTP Interface:
275
276 * Mask passwords in active tasks and logging.
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277 * Update mochijson2 to allow output of BigNums not in float form.
278 * Added support for X-HTTP-METHOD-OVERRIDE.
279 * Better error message for database names.
280 * Disable jsonp by default.
281 * Accept gzip encoded standalone attachments.
282 * Made max_concurrent_connections configurable.
283 * Made changes API more robust.
284 * Send newly generated document rev to callers of an update function.
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285
286 Futon:
287
288 * Use "expando links" for over-long document values in Futon.
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289 * Added continuous replication option.
290 * Added option to replicating test results anonymously to a community
291 CouchDB instance.
292 * Allow creation and deletion of config entries.
293 * Fixed display issues with doc ids that have escaped characters.
294 * Fixed various UI issues.
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295
296 Build and System Integration:
297
298 * Output of `couchdb --help` has been improved.
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299 * Fixed compatibility with the Erlang R14 series.
300 * Fixed warnings on Linux builds.
301 * Fixed build error when aclocal needs to be called during the build.
302 * Require ICU 4.3.1.
303 * Fixed compatibility with Solaris.
304
305 Security:
306
307 * Added authentication redirect URL to log in clients.
308 * Fixed query parameter encoding issue in oauth.js.
309 * Made authentication timeout configurable.
310 * Temporary views are now admin-only resources.
311
312 Storage System:
313
314 * Don't require a revpos for attachment stubs.
315 * Added checking to ensure when a revpos is sent with an attachment stub,
316 it's correct.
317 * Make file deletions async to avoid pauses during compaction and db
318 deletion.
319 * Fixed for wrong offset when writing headers and converting them to blocks,
320 only triggered when header is larger than 4k.
321 * Preserve _revs_limit and instance_start_time after compaction.
322
323 Configuration System:
324
325 * Fixed timeout with large .ini files.
326
327 JavaScript Clients:
328
329 * Added tests for couch.js and jquery.couch.js
330 * Added changes handler to jquery.couch.js.
331 * Added cache busting to jquery.couch.js if the user agent is msie.
332 * Added support for multi-document-fetch (via _all_docs) to jquery.couch.js.
333 * Added attachment versioning to jquery.couch.js.
334 * Added option to control ensure_full_commit to jquery.couch.js.
335 * Added list functionality to jquery.couch.js.
336 * Fixed issues where bulkSave() wasn't sending a POST body.
337
338 View Server:
339
340 * Provide a UUID to update functions (and all other functions) that they can
341 use to create new docs.
342 * Upgrade CommonJS modules support to 1.1.1.
343 * Fixed erlang filter funs and normalize filter fun API.
344 * Fixed hang in view shutdown.
345
346 Log System:
347
348 * Log HEAD requests as HEAD, not GET.
349 * Keep massive JSON blobs out of the error log.
350 * Fixed a timeout issue.
351
352 Replication System:
353
354 * Refactored various internal APIs related to attachment streaming.
355 * Fixed hanging replication.
356 * Fixed keepalive issue.
357
358 URL Rewriter & Vhosts:
359
360 * Allow more complex keys in rewriter.
361 * Allow global rewrites so system defaults are available in vhosts.
362 * Allow isolation of databases with vhosts.
363 * Fix issue with passing variables to query parameters.
364
365 Test Suite:
366
367 * Made the test suite overall more reliable.
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368
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369 Version 0.11.0
370 --------------
371
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372 Security:
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373
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374 * Fixed CVE-2010-0009: Apache CouchDB Timing Attack Vulnerability.
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375 * Added default cookie-authentication and users database.
376 * Added Futon user interface for user signup and login.
377 * Added per-database reader access control lists.
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378 * Added per-database security object for configuration data in validation
379 functions.
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380 * Added proxy authentication handler
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381
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382 HTTP Interface:
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383
384 * Provide Content-MD5 header support for attachments.
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385 * Added URL Rewriter handler.
386 * Added virtual host handling.
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387
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388 View Server:
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389
390 * Added optional 'raw' binary collation for faster view builds where Unicode
391 collation is not important.
392 * Improved view index build time by reducing ICU collation callouts.
393 * Improved view information objects.
394 * Bug fix for partial updates during view builds.
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395 * Move query server to a design-doc based protocol.
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396 * Use json2.js for JSON serialization for compatiblity with native JSON.
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397 * Major refactoring of couchjs to lay the groundwork for disabling cURL
398 support. The new HTTP interaction acts like a synchronous XHR. Example usage
399 of the new system is in the JavaScript CLI test runner.
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400
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401 Replication:
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402
403 * Added option to implicitly create replication target databases.
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404 * Avoid leaking file descriptors on automatic replication restarts.
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405 * Added option to replicate a list of documents by id.
406 * Allow continuous replication to be cancelled.
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407
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408 Storage System:
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409
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410 * Adds batching of multiple updating requests, to improve throughput with many
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411 writers. Removed the now redundant couch_batch_save module.
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412 * Adds configurable compression of attachments.
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413
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414 Runtime Statistics:
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415
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416 * Statistics are now calculated for a moving window instead of non-overlapping
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417 timeframes.
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418 * Fixed a problem with statistics timers and system sleep.
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419 * Moved statistic names to a term file in the priv directory.
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420
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421 Futon:
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422
423 * Added a button for view compaction.
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424 * JSON strings are now displayed as-is in the document view, without the escaping of
425 new-lines and quotes. That dramatically improves readability of multi-line
426 strings.
427 * Same goes for editing of JSON string values. When a change to a field value is
428 submitted, and the value is not valid JSON it is assumed to be a string. This
429 improves editing of multi-line strings a lot.
430 * Hitting tab in textareas no longer moves focus to the next form field, but simply
431 inserts a tab character at the current caret position.
432 * Fixed some font declarations.
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433
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434 Build and System Integration:
435
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436 * Updated and improved source documentation.
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437 * Fixed distribution preparation for building on Mac OS X.
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438 * Added support for building a Windows installer as part of 'make dist'.
439 * Bug fix for building couch.app's module list.
440 * ETap tests are now run during make distcheck. This included a number of
441 updates to the build system to properly support VPATH builds.
442 * Gavin McDonald setup a build-bot instance. More info can be found at
443 http://ci.apache.org/buildbot.html
444
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445 Version 0.10.1
446 --------------
447
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448 Replicator:
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449
450 * Stability enhancements regarding redirects, timeouts, OAuth.
451
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452 Query Server:
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453
454 * Avoid process leaks
455 * Allow list and view to span languages
456
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457 Stats:
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458
459 * Eliminate new process flood on system wake
460
461 Build and System Integration:
462
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463 * Test suite now works with the distcheck target.
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464
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465 Version 0.10.0
466 --------------
467
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468 Storage Format:
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469
470 * Add move headers with checksums to the end of database files for extra robust
471 storage and faster storage.
472
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473 View Server:
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474
475 * Added native Erlang views for high-performance applications.
476
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477 HTTP Interface:
478
479 * Added optional cookie-based authentication handler.
480 * Added optional two-legged OAuth authentication handler.
481
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482 Build and System Integration:
483
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484 * Changed `couchdb` script configuration options.
485 * Added default.d and local.d configuration directories to load sequence.
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486
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487
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488 Version 0.9.2
489 -------------
490
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491 Replication:
492
493 * Fix replication with 0.10 servers initiated by an 0.9 server (COUCHDB-559).
494
495 Build and System Integration:
496
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497 * Remove branch callbacks to allow building couchjs against newer versions of
498 Spidermonkey.
499
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500 Version 0.9.1
501 -------------
502
503 Build and System Integration:
504
505 * PID file directory is now created by the SysV/BSD daemon scripts.
506 * Fixed the environment variables shown by the configure script.
507 * Fixed the build instructions shown by the configure script.
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508 * Updated ownership and permission advice in `README` for better security.
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509
510 Configuration and stats system:
511
512 * Corrected missing configuration file error message.
513 * Fixed incorrect recording of request time.
514
515 Database Core:
516
517 * Document validation for underscore prefixed variables.
518 * Made attachment storage less sparse.
519 * Fixed problems when a database with delayed commits pending is considered
520 idle, and subject to losing changes when shutdown. (COUCHDB-334)
521
522 External Handlers:
523
524 * Fix POST requests.
525
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526 Futon:
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527
528 * Redirect when loading a deleted view URI from the cookie.
529
530 HTTP Interface:
531
532 * Attachment requests respect the "rev" query-string parameter.
533
534 JavaScript View Server:
535
536 * Useful JavaScript Error messages.
537
538 Replication:
539
540 * Added support for Unicode characters transmitted as UTF-16 surrogate pairs.
541 * URL-encode attachment names when necessary.
542 * Pull specific revisions of an attachment, instead of just the latest one.
543 * Work around a rare chunk-merging problem in ibrowse.
544 * Work with documents containing Unicode characters outside the Basic
545 Multilingual Plane.
546
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547 Version 0.9.0
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548 -------------
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549
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550 Futon Utility Client:
551
552 * Added pagination to the database listing page.
553 * Implemented attachment uploading from the document page.
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554 * Added page that shows the current configuration, and allows modification of
555 option values.
556 * Added a JSON "source view" for document display.
557 * JSON data in view rows is now syntax highlighted.
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558 * Removed the use of an iframe for better integration with browser history and
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559 bookmarking.
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560 * Full database listing in the sidebar has been replaced by a short list of
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561 recent databases.
562 * The view editor now allows selection of the view language if there is more
563 than one configured.
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564 * Added links to go to the raw view or document URI.
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565 * Added status page to display currently running tasks in CouchDB.
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566 * JavaScript test suite split into multiple files.
567 * Pagination for reduce views.
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568
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569 Design Document Resource Paths:
570
571 * Added httpd_design_handlers config section.
572 * Moved _view to httpd_design_handlers.
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573 * Added ability to render documents as non-JSON content-types with _show and
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574 _list functions, which are also httpd_design_handlers.
575
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576 HTTP Interface:
577
578 * Added client side UUIDs for idempotent document creation
579 * HTTP COPY for documents
580 * Streaming of chunked attachment PUTs to disk
581 * Remove negative count feature
582 * Add include_docs option for view queries
583 * Add multi-key view post for views
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584 * Query parameter validation
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585 * Use stale=ok to request potentially cached view index
586 * External query handler module for full-text or other indexers.
587 * Etags for attachments, views, shows and lists
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588 * Show and list functions for rendering documents and views as developer
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589 controlled content-types.
590 * Attachment names may use slashes to allow uploading of nested directories
591 (useful for static web hosting).
592 * Option for a view to run over design documents.
593 * Added newline to JSON responses. Closes bike-shed.
594
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595 Replication:
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596
597 * Using ibrowse.
598 * Checkpoint replications so failures are less expensive.
599 * Automatically retry of failed replications.
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600 * Stream attachments in pull-replication.
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601
602 Database Core:
603
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604 * Faster B-tree implementation.
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605 * Changed internal JSON term format.
606 * Improvements to Erlang VM interactions under heavy load.
607 * User context and administrator role.
608 * Update validations with design document validation functions.
609 * Document purge functionality.
610 * Ref-counting for database file handles.
611
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612 Build and System Integration:
613
614 * The `couchdb` script now supports system chainable configuration files.
615 * The Mac OS X daemon script now redirects STDOUT and STDERR like SysV/BSD.
616 * The build and system integration have been improved for portability.
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617 * Added COUCHDB_OPTIONS to etc/default/couchdb file.
618 * Remove COUCHDB_INI_FILE and COUCHDB_PID_FILE from etc/default/couchdb file.
619 * Updated `configure.ac` to manually link `libm` for portability.
620 * Updated `configure.ac` to extended default library paths.
621 * Removed inets configuration files.
622 * Added command line test runner.
623 * Created dev target for make.
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624
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625 Configuration and stats system:
626
627 * Separate default and local configuration files.
628 * HTTP interface for configuration changes.
629 * Statistics framework with HTTP query API.
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630
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631 Version 0.8.1-incubating
632 ------------------------
633
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634 Database Core:
635
636 * Fix for replication problems where the write queues can get backed up if the
637 writes aren't happening fast enough to keep up with the reads. For a large
638 replication, this can exhaust memory and crash, or slow down the machine
639 dramatically. The fix keeps only one document in the write queue at a time.
640 * Fix for databases sometimes incorrectly reporting that they contain 0
641 documents after compaction.
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642 * CouchDB now uses ibrowse instead of inets for its internal HTTP client
643 implementation. This means better replication stability.
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644
645 HTTP Interface:
646
647 * Fix for chunked responses where chunks were always being split into multiple
648 TCP packets, which caused problems with the test suite under Safari, and in
649 some other cases.
650 * Fix for an invalid JSON response body being returned for some kinds of
651 views. (COUCHDB-84)
652 * Fix for connections not getting closed after rejecting a chunked request.
653 (COUCHDB-55)
654 * CouchDB can now be bound to IPv6 addresses.
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655 * The HTTP `Server` header now contains the versions of CouchDB and Erlang.
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656
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657 JavaScript View Server:
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658
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659 * Sealing of documents has been disabled due to an incompatibility with
660 SpiderMonkey 1.9.
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661 * Improve error handling for undefined values emitted by map functions.
662 (COUCHDB-83)
663
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664 Build and System Integration:
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665
666 * The `couchdb` script no longer uses `awk` for configuration checks as this
667 was causing portability problems.
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668 * Updated `sudo` example in `README` to use the `-i` option, this fixes
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669 problems when invoking from a directory the `couchdb` user cannot access.
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670
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671 Futon:
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672
673 * The view selector dropdown should now work in Opera and Internet Explorer
674 even when it includes optgroups for design documents. (COUCHDB-81)
675
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676 Version 0.8.0-incubating
677 ------------------------
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678
679 Database Core:
680
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681 * The view engine has been completely decoupled from the storage engine. Index
682 data is now stored in separate files, and the format of the main database
683 file has changed.
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684 * Databases can now be compacted to reclaim space used for deleted documents
685 and old document revisions.
686 * Support for incremental map/reduce views has been added.
687 * To support map/reduce, the structure of design documents has changed. View
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688 values are now JSON objects containing at least a `map` member, and
689 optionally a `reduce` member.
690 * View servers are now identified by name (for example `javascript`) instead of
691 by media type.
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692 * Automatically generated document IDs are now based on proper UUID generation
693 using the crypto module.
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694 * The field `content-type` in the JSON representation of attachments has been
695 renamed to `content_type` (underscore).
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696
697 HTTP Interface:
698
699 * CouchDB now uses MochiWeb instead of inets for the HTTP server
700 implementation. Among other things, this means that the extra configuration
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701 files needed for inets (such as `couch_httpd.conf`) are no longer used.
702 * The HTTP interface now completely supports the `HEAD` method. (COUCHDB-3)
703 * Improved compliance of `Etag` handling with the HTTP specification.
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704 (COUCHDB-13)
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705 * Etags are no longer included in responses to document `GET` requests that
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706 include query string parameters causing the JSON response to change without
707 the revision or the URI having changed.
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708 * The bulk document update API has changed slightly on both the request and the
709 response side. In addition, bulk updates are now atomic.
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710 * CouchDB now uses `TCP_NODELAY` to fix performance problems with persistent
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711 connections on some platforms due to nagling.
712 * Including a `?descending=false` query string parameter in requests to views
713 no longer raises an error.
714 * Requests to unknown top-level reserved URLs (anything with a leading
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715 underscore) now return a `unknown_private_path` error instead of the
716 confusing `illegal_database_name`.
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717 * The Temporary view handling now expects a JSON request body, where the JSON
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718 is an object with at least a `map` member, and optional `reduce` and
719 `language` members.
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720 * Temporary views no longer determine the view server based on the Content-Type
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721 header of the `POST` request, but rather by looking for a `language` member
722 in the JSON body of the request.
723 * The status code of responses to `DELETE` requests is now 200 to reflect that
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724 that the deletion is performed synchronously.
725
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726 JavaScript View Server:
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727
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728 * SpiderMonkey is no longer included with CouchDB, but rather treated as a
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729 normal external dependency. A simple C program (`_couchjs`) is provided that
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730 links against an existing SpiderMonkey installation and uses the interpreter
731 embedding API.
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732 * View functions using the default JavaScript view server can now do logging
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733 using the global `log(message)` function. Log messages are directed into the
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734 CouchDB log at `INFO` level. (COUCHDB-59)
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735 * The global `map(key, value)` function made available to view code has been
736 renamed to `emit(key, value)`.
737 * Fixed handling of exceptions raised by view functions.
738
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739 Build and System Integration:
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740
741 * CouchDB can automatically respawn following a server crash.
742 * Database server no longer refuses to start with a stale PID file.
743 * System logrotate configuration provided.
744 * Improved handling of ICU shared libraries.
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745 * The `couchdb` script now automatically enables SMP support in Erlang.
746 * The `couchdb` and `couchjs` scripts have been improved for portability.
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747 * The build and system integration have been improved for portability.
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748
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749 Futon:
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750
751 * When adding a field to a document, Futon now just adds a field with an
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752 autogenerated name instead of prompting for the name with a dialog. The name
753 is automatically put into edit mode so that it can be changed immediately.
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754 * Fields are now sorted alphabetically by name when a document is displayed.
755 * Futon can be used to create and update permanent views.
756 * The maximum number of rows to display per page on the database page can now
757 be adjusted.
758 * Futon now uses the XMLHTTPRequest API asynchronously to communicate with the
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759 CouchDB HTTP server, so that most operations no longer block the browser.
760 * View results sorting can now be switched between ascending and descending by
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761 clicking on the `Key` column header.
762 * Fixed a bug where documents that contained a `@` character could not be
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763 viewed. (COUCHDB-12)
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764 * The database page now provides a `Compact` button to trigger database
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765 compaction. (COUCHDB-38)
766 * Fixed portential double encoding of document IDs and other URI segments in
767 many instances. (COUCHDB-39)
768 * Improved display of attachments.
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769 * The JavaScript Shell has been removed due to unresolved licensing issues.
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