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