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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 View Server:
14
15 * Speedup in the communication with external view servers.
16
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17 Futon:
18
19 * Added view request duration to Futon.
20
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21 Version 1.2.0
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22 -------------
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23
24 This version has not been released yet.
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25
df7ac13 @davisp CouchDB no longer requires cURL to build.
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26 Build System:
27
28 * cURL is no longer required to build CouchDB as it is only
29 used by the command line JS test runner. If cURL is available
30 when building CouchJS you can enable the HTTP bindings by
31 passing -H on the command line.
32
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33 HTTP Interface:
34
35 * Added a native JSON parser.
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36 * The _active_tasks API now offers more granular fields. Each
37 task type is now able to expose different properties.
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38 * Added built-in changes feed filter `_view`.
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39
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40 Replicator:
41
42 * A new replicator implementation. It offers more performance and
43 configuration options.
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44 * Passing non-string values to query_params is now a 400 bad
45 request. This is to reduce the surprise that all parameters
46 are converted to strings internally.
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47 * Added optional field `since_seq` to replication objects/documents.
48 It allows to bootstrap a replication from a specific source sequence
49 number.
50 * Simpler replication cancelation. In addition to the current method,
51 replications can now be canceled by specifying the replication ID
52 instead of the original replication object/document.
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53
54 Storage System:
55
56 * Added optional database and view index file compression (using Google's
57 snappy or zlib's deflate).
58 * Several performance improvements, most notably regarding database writes
59 and view indexing.
60 * Computation of the size of the latest MVCC snapshot data and all its
61 supporting metadata, both for database and view index files. This
62 information is exposed as the `data_size` attribute in the database and
63 view group information URIs.
64 * The size of the buffers used for database and view compaction is now
65 configurable.
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66 * Added support for automatic database and view compaction. This feature
67 is disabled by default, but it can be enabled via the .ini configuration.
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68 * Performance improvements for the built-in changes feed filters `_doc_ids`
69 and `_design'.
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71 View Server:
72
73 * Fixed old index file descriptor leaks after a view cleanup.
74
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75 OAuth:
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76
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77 * Updated bundled erlang_oauth library to the latest version.
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78
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79 Futon:
80
81 * The `Status` screen (active tasks) now displays two new task status
82 fields: `Started on` and `Updated on`.
83
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84 Version 1.1.2
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85 -------------
86
87 This version has not been released yet.
88
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89 HTTP Interface:
90
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91 * ETag of attachment changes only when the attachment changes, not
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92 the document.
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93
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94 Replicator:
95
96 * Fix pull replication of documents with many revisions.
97
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98 Version 1.1.1
99 -------------
100
101 * Support SpiderMonkey 1.8.5
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102 * Add configurable maximum to the number of bytes returned by _log.
103 * Allow CommonJS modules to be an empty string.
104 * Bump minimum Erlang version to R13B02.
105 * Do not run deleted validate_doc_update functions.
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106 * ETags for views include current sequence if include_docs=true.
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107 * Fix bug where duplicates can appear in _changes feed.
108 * Fix bug where update handlers break after conflict resolution.
109 * Fix bug with _replicator where include "filter" could crash couch.
110 * Fix crashes when compacting large views.
111 * Fix file descriptor leak in _log
112 * Fix missing revisions in _changes?style=all_docs.
113 * Improve handling of compaction at max_dbs_open limit.
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114 * JSONP responses now send "text/javascript" for Content-Type.
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115 * Link to ICU 4.2 on Windows.
116 * Permit forward slashes in path to update functions.
117 * Reap couchjs processes that hit reduce_overflow error.
118 * Status code can be specified in update handlers.
119 * Support provides() in show functions.
120 * _view_cleanup when ddoc has no views now removes all index files.
121 * max_replication_retry_count now supports "infinity".
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122 * Fix replication crash when source database has a document with empty ID.
123 * Fix deadlock when assigning couchjs processes to serve requests.
124 * Fixes to the document multipart PUT API.
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125 * Fixes regarding file descriptor leaks for databases with views.
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126
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127 Version 1.1.0
128 -------------
129
130 All CHANGES for 1.0.2 and 1.0.3 also apply to 1.1.0.
131
132 HTTP Interface:
133
134 * Native SSL support.
135 * Added support for HTTP range requests for attachments.
136 * Added built-in filters for `_changes`: `_doc_ids` and `_design`.
137 * Added configuration option for TCP_NODELAY aka "Nagle".
138 * Allow POSTing arguments to `_changes`.
139 * Allow `keys` parameter for GET requests to views.
140 * Allow wildcards in vhosts definitions.
141 * More granular ETag support for views.
142 * More flexible URL rewriter.
143 * Added support for recognizing "Q values" and media parameters in
144 HTTP Accept headers.
145 * Validate doc ids that come from a PUT to a URL.
146
147 Externals:
148
149 * Added OS Process module to manage daemons outside of CouchDB.
150 * Added HTTP Proxy handler for more scalable externals.
151
152 Replicator:
153
154 * Added `_replicator` database to manage replications.
155 * Fixed issues when an endpoint is a remote database accessible via SSL.
156 * Added support for continuous by-doc-IDs replication.
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157 * Fix issue where revision info was omitted when replicating attachments.
158 * Integrity of attachment replication is now verified by MD5.
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159
160 Storage System:
161
162 * Multiple micro-optimizations when reading data.
163
164 View Server:
165
166 * Added CommonJS support to map functions.
167 * Added `stale=update_after` query option that triggers a view update after
168 returning a `stale=ok` response.
169 * Warn about empty result caused by `startkey` and `endkey` limiting.
170 * Built-in reduce function `_sum` now accepts lists of integers as input.
171 * Added view query aliases start_key, end_key, start_key_doc_id and
172 end_key_doc_id.
173
174 Futon:
175
176 * Added a "change password"-feature to Futon.
177
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178 URL Rewriter & Vhosts:
179
180 * Fix for variable substituion
181
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182 Version 1.0.2
183 -------------
184
185 Futon:
186
187 * Make test suite work with Safari and Chrome.
188 * Fixed animated progress spinner.
189 * Fix raw view document link due to overzealous URI encoding.
190 * Spell javascript correctly in loadScript(uri).
191
192 Storage System:
193
194 * Fix leaking file handles after compacting databases and views.
195 * Fix databases forgetting their validation function after compaction.
196 * Fix occasional timeout errors after successfully compacting large databases.
197 * Fix ocassional error when writing to a database that has just been compacted.
198 * Fix occasional timeout errors on systems with slow or heavily loaded IO.
199 * Fix for OOME when compactions include documents with many conflicts.
200 * Fix for missing attachment compression when MIME types included parameters.
201 * Preserve purge metadata during compaction to avoid spurious view rebuilds.
202 * Fix spurious conflicts introduced when uploading an attachment after
203 a doc has been in a conflict. See COUCHDB-902 for details.
204 * Fix for frequently edited documents in multi-master deployments being
205 duplicated in _changes and _all_docs. See COUCHDDB-968 for details on how
206 to repair.
207 * Significantly higher read and write throughput against database and
208 view index files.
209
210 Log System:
211
212 * Reduce lengthy stack traces.
213 * Allow logging of native <xml> types.
214
215 HTTP Interface:
216
217 * Allow reduce=false parameter in map-only views.
218 * Fix parsing of Accept headers.
219 * Fix for multipart GET APIs when an attachment was created during a
220 local-local replication. See COUCHDB-1022 for details.
221
222 Replicator:
223
224 * Updated ibrowse library to 2.1.2 fixing numerous replication issues.
225 * Make sure that the replicator respects HTTP settings defined in the config.
226 * Fix error when the ibrowse connection closes unexpectedly.
227 * Fix authenticated replication (with HTTP basic auth) of design documents
228 with attachments.
229 * Various fixes to make replication more resilient for edge-cases.
230
231 View Server:
232
233 * Don't trigger view updates when requesting `_design/doc/_info`.
234 * Fix for circular references in CommonJS requires.
235 * Made isArray() function available to functions executed in the query server.
236 * Documents are now sealed before being passed to map functions.
237 * Force view compaction failure when duplicated document data exists. When
238 this error is seen in the logs users should rebuild their views from
239 scratch to fix the issue. See COUCHDB-999 for details.
240
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241 Version 1.0.1
242 -------------
243
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244 Storage System:
245
246 * Fix data corruption bug COUCHDB-844. Please see
247 http://couchdb.apache.org/notice/1.0.1.html for details.
248
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249 Replicator:
250
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251 * Added support for replication via an HTTP/HTTPS proxy.
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252 * Fix pull replication of attachments from 0.11 to 1.0.x.
253 * Make the _changes feed work with non-integer seqnums.
254
255 HTTP Interface:
256
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257 * Expose `committed_update_seq` for monitoring purposes.
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258 * Show fields saved along with _deleted=true. Allows for auditing of deletes.
259 * More robust Accept-header detection.
260
261 Authentication:
262
263 * Enable basic-auth popup when required to access the server, to prevent
264 people from getting locked out.
265
266 Futon:
267
268 * User interface element for querying stale (cached) views.
269
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270 Build and System Integration:
271
272 * Included additional source files for distribution.
273
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274 Version 1.0.0
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275 -------------
276
277 Security:
278
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279 * Added authentication caching, to avoid repeated opening and closing of the
280 users database for each request requiring authentication.
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281
282 Storage System:
283
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284 * Small optimization for reordering result lists.
285 * More efficient header commits.
286 * Use O_APPEND to save lseeks.
287 * Faster implementation of pread_iolist(). Further improves performance on
288 concurrent reads.
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289
290 View Server:
291
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292 * Faster default view collation.
293 * Added option to include update_seq in view responses.
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294
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295 Version 0.11.2
296 --------------
297
298 Replicator:
299
300 * Fix bug when pushing design docs by non-admins, which was hanging the
301 replicator for no good reason.
302 * Fix bug when pulling design documents from a source that requires
303 basic-auth.
304
305 HTTP Interface:
306
307 * Better error messages on invalid URL requests.
308
309 Authentication:
310
311 * User documents can now be deleted by admins or the user.
312
313 Security:
314
315 * Avoid potential DOS attack by guarding all creation of atoms.
316
317 Futon:
318
319 * Add some Futon files that were missing from the Makefile.
320
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321 Version 0.11.1
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322 --------------
323
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324 HTTP Interface:
325
326 * Mask passwords in active tasks and logging.
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327 * Update mochijson2 to allow output of BigNums not in float form.
328 * Added support for X-HTTP-METHOD-OVERRIDE.
329 * Better error message for database names.
330 * Disable jsonp by default.
331 * Accept gzip encoded standalone attachments.
332 * Made max_concurrent_connections configurable.
333 * Made changes API more robust.
334 * Send newly generated document rev to callers of an update function.
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335
336 Futon:
337
338 * Use "expando links" for over-long document values in Futon.
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339 * Added continuous replication option.
340 * Added option to replicating test results anonymously to a community
341 CouchDB instance.
342 * Allow creation and deletion of config entries.
343 * Fixed display issues with doc ids that have escaped characters.
344 * Fixed various UI issues.
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345
346 Build and System Integration:
347
348 * Output of `couchdb --help` has been improved.
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349 * Fixed compatibility with the Erlang R14 series.
350 * Fixed warnings on Linux builds.
351 * Fixed build error when aclocal needs to be called during the build.
352 * Require ICU 4.3.1.
353 * Fixed compatibility with Solaris.
354
355 Security:
356
357 * Added authentication redirect URL to log in clients.
358 * Fixed query parameter encoding issue in oauth.js.
359 * Made authentication timeout configurable.
360 * Temporary views are now admin-only resources.
361
362 Storage System:
363
364 * Don't require a revpos for attachment stubs.
365 * Added checking to ensure when a revpos is sent with an attachment stub,
366 it's correct.
367 * Make file deletions async to avoid pauses during compaction and db
368 deletion.
369 * Fixed for wrong offset when writing headers and converting them to blocks,
370 only triggered when header is larger than 4k.
371 * Preserve _revs_limit and instance_start_time after compaction.
372
373 Configuration System:
374
375 * Fixed timeout with large .ini files.
376
377 JavaScript Clients:
378
379 * Added tests for couch.js and jquery.couch.js
380 * Added changes handler to jquery.couch.js.
381 * Added cache busting to jquery.couch.js if the user agent is msie.
382 * Added support for multi-document-fetch (via _all_docs) to jquery.couch.js.
383 * Added attachment versioning to jquery.couch.js.
384 * Added option to control ensure_full_commit to jquery.couch.js.
385 * Added list functionality to jquery.couch.js.
386 * Fixed issues where bulkSave() wasn't sending a POST body.
387
388 View Server:
389
390 * Provide a UUID to update functions (and all other functions) that they can
391 use to create new docs.
392 * Upgrade CommonJS modules support to 1.1.1.
393 * Fixed erlang filter funs and normalize filter fun API.
394 * Fixed hang in view shutdown.
395
396 Log System:
397
398 * Log HEAD requests as HEAD, not GET.
399 * Keep massive JSON blobs out of the error log.
400 * Fixed a timeout issue.
401
402 Replication System:
403
404 * Refactored various internal APIs related to attachment streaming.
405 * Fixed hanging replication.
406 * Fixed keepalive issue.
407
408 URL Rewriter & Vhosts:
409
410 * Allow more complex keys in rewriter.
411 * Allow global rewrites so system defaults are available in vhosts.
412 * Allow isolation of databases with vhosts.
413 * Fix issue with passing variables to query parameters.
414
415 Test Suite:
416
417 * Made the test suite overall more reliable.
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418
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419 Version 0.11.0
420 --------------
421
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422 Security:
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423
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424 * Fixed CVE-2010-0009: Apache CouchDB Timing Attack Vulnerability.
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425 * Added default cookie-authentication and users database.
426 * Added Futon user interface for user signup and login.
427 * Added per-database reader access control lists.
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428 * Added per-database security object for configuration data in validation
429 functions.
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430 * Added proxy authentication handler
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431
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432 HTTP Interface:
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433
434 * Provide Content-MD5 header support for attachments.
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435 * Added URL Rewriter handler.
436 * Added virtual host handling.
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437
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438 View Server:
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439
440 * Added optional 'raw' binary collation for faster view builds where Unicode
441 collation is not important.
442 * Improved view index build time by reducing ICU collation callouts.
443 * Improved view information objects.
444 * Bug fix for partial updates during view builds.
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445 * Move query server to a design-doc based protocol.
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446 * Use json2.js for JSON serialization for compatiblity with native JSON.
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447 * Major refactoring of couchjs to lay the groundwork for disabling cURL
448 support. The new HTTP interaction acts like a synchronous XHR. Example usage
449 of the new system is in the JavaScript CLI test runner.
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450
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451 Replication:
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452
453 * Added option to implicitly create replication target databases.
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454 * Avoid leaking file descriptors on automatic replication restarts.
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455 * Added option to replicate a list of documents by id.
456 * Allow continuous replication to be cancelled.
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457
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458 Storage System:
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459
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460 * Adds batching of multiple updating requests, to improve throughput with many
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461 writers. Removed the now redundant couch_batch_save module.
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462 * Adds configurable compression of attachments.
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463
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464 Runtime Statistics:
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465
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466 * Statistics are now calculated for a moving window instead of non-overlapping
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467 timeframes.
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468 * Fixed a problem with statistics timers and system sleep.
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469 * Moved statistic names to a term file in the priv directory.
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470
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471 Futon:
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472
473 * Added a button for view compaction.
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474 * JSON strings are now displayed as-is in the document view, without the escaping of
475 new-lines and quotes. That dramatically improves readability of multi-line
476 strings.
477 * Same goes for editing of JSON string values. When a change to a field value is
478 submitted, and the value is not valid JSON it is assumed to be a string. This
479 improves editing of multi-line strings a lot.
480 * Hitting tab in textareas no longer moves focus to the next form field, but simply
481 inserts a tab character at the current caret position.
482 * Fixed some font declarations.
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483
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484 Build and System Integration:
485
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486 * Updated and improved source documentation.
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487 * Fixed distribution preparation for building on Mac OS X.
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488 * Added support for building a Windows installer as part of 'make dist'.
489 * Bug fix for building couch.app's module list.
490 * ETap tests are now run during make distcheck. This included a number of
491 updates to the build system to properly support VPATH builds.
492 * Gavin McDonald setup a build-bot instance. More info can be found at
493 http://ci.apache.org/buildbot.html
494
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495 Version 0.10.1
496 --------------
497
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498 Replicator:
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499
500 * Stability enhancements regarding redirects, timeouts, OAuth.
501
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502 Query Server:
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503
504 * Avoid process leaks
505 * Allow list and view to span languages
506
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507 Stats:
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508
509 * Eliminate new process flood on system wake
510
511 Build and System Integration:
512
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513 * Test suite now works with the distcheck target.
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514
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515 Version 0.10.0
516 --------------
517
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518 Storage Format:
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519
520 * Add move headers with checksums to the end of database files for extra robust
521 storage and faster storage.
522
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523 View Server:
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524
525 * Added native Erlang views for high-performance applications.
526
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527 HTTP Interface:
528
529 * Added optional cookie-based authentication handler.
530 * Added optional two-legged OAuth authentication handler.
531
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532 Build and System Integration:
533
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534 * Changed `couchdb` script configuration options.
535 * Added default.d and local.d configuration directories to load sequence.
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536
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537
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538 Version 0.9.2
539 -------------
540
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541 Replication:
542
543 * Fix replication with 0.10 servers initiated by an 0.9 server (COUCHDB-559).
544
545 Build and System Integration:
546
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547 * Remove branch callbacks to allow building couchjs against newer versions of
548 Spidermonkey.
549
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550 Version 0.9.1
551 -------------
552
553 Build and System Integration:
554
555 * PID file directory is now created by the SysV/BSD daemon scripts.
556 * Fixed the environment variables shown by the configure script.
557 * Fixed the build instructions shown by the configure script.
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558 * Updated ownership and permission advice in `README` for better security.
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559
560 Configuration and stats system:
561
562 * Corrected missing configuration file error message.
563 * Fixed incorrect recording of request time.
564
565 Database Core:
566
567 * Document validation for underscore prefixed variables.
568 * Made attachment storage less sparse.
569 * Fixed problems when a database with delayed commits pending is considered
570 idle, and subject to losing changes when shutdown. (COUCHDB-334)
571
572 External Handlers:
573
574 * Fix POST requests.
575
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576 Futon:
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577
578 * Redirect when loading a deleted view URI from the cookie.
579
580 HTTP Interface:
581
582 * Attachment requests respect the "rev" query-string parameter.
583
584 JavaScript View Server:
585
586 * Useful JavaScript Error messages.
587
588 Replication:
589
590 * Added support for Unicode characters transmitted as UTF-16 surrogate pairs.
591 * URL-encode attachment names when necessary.
592 * Pull specific revisions of an attachment, instead of just the latest one.
593 * Work around a rare chunk-merging problem in ibrowse.
594 * Work with documents containing Unicode characters outside the Basic
595 Multilingual Plane.
596
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597 Version 0.9.0
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598 -------------
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599
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600 Futon Utility Client:
601
602 * Added pagination to the database listing page.
603 * Implemented attachment uploading from the document page.
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604 * Added page that shows the current configuration, and allows modification of
605 option values.
606 * Added a JSON "source view" for document display.
607 * JSON data in view rows is now syntax highlighted.
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608 * Removed the use of an iframe for better integration with browser history and
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609 bookmarking.
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610 * Full database listing in the sidebar has been replaced by a short list of
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611 recent databases.
612 * The view editor now allows selection of the view language if there is more
613 than one configured.
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614 * Added links to go to the raw view or document URI.
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615 * Added status page to display currently running tasks in CouchDB.
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616 * JavaScript test suite split into multiple files.
617 * Pagination for reduce views.
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618
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619 Design Document Resource Paths:
620
621 * Added httpd_design_handlers config section.
622 * Moved _view to httpd_design_handlers.
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623 * Added ability to render documents as non-JSON content-types with _show and
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624 _list functions, which are also httpd_design_handlers.
625
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626 HTTP Interface:
627
628 * Added client side UUIDs for idempotent document creation
629 * HTTP COPY for documents
630 * Streaming of chunked attachment PUTs to disk
631 * Remove negative count feature
632 * Add include_docs option for view queries
633 * Add multi-key view post for views
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634 * Query parameter validation
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635 * Use stale=ok to request potentially cached view index
636 * External query handler module for full-text or other indexers.
637 * Etags for attachments, views, shows and lists
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638 * Show and list functions for rendering documents and views as developer
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639 controlled content-types.
640 * Attachment names may use slashes to allow uploading of nested directories
641 (useful for static web hosting).
642 * Option for a view to run over design documents.
643 * Added newline to JSON responses. Closes bike-shed.
644
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645 Replication:
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646
647 * Using ibrowse.
648 * Checkpoint replications so failures are less expensive.
649 * Automatically retry of failed replications.
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650 * Stream attachments in pull-replication.
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651
652 Database Core:
653
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654 * Faster B-tree implementation.
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655 * Changed internal JSON term format.
656 * Improvements to Erlang VM interactions under heavy load.
657 * User context and administrator role.
658 * Update validations with design document validation functions.
659 * Document purge functionality.
660 * Ref-counting for database file handles.
661
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662 Build and System Integration:
663
664 * The `couchdb` script now supports system chainable configuration files.
665 * The Mac OS X daemon script now redirects STDOUT and STDERR like SysV/BSD.
666 * The build and system integration have been improved for portability.
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667 * Added COUCHDB_OPTIONS to etc/default/couchdb file.
668 * Remove COUCHDB_INI_FILE and COUCHDB_PID_FILE from etc/default/couchdb file.
669 * Updated `configure.ac` to manually link `libm` for portability.
670 * Updated `configure.ac` to extended default library paths.
671 * Removed inets configuration files.
672 * Added command line test runner.
673 * Created dev target for make.
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674
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675 Configuration and stats system:
676
677 * Separate default and local configuration files.
678 * HTTP interface for configuration changes.
679 * Statistics framework with HTTP query API.
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680
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681 Version 0.8.1-incubating
682 ------------------------
683
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684 Database Core:
685
686 * Fix for replication problems where the write queues can get backed up if the
687 writes aren't happening fast enough to keep up with the reads. For a large
688 replication, this can exhaust memory and crash, or slow down the machine
689 dramatically. The fix keeps only one document in the write queue at a time.
690 * Fix for databases sometimes incorrectly reporting that they contain 0
691 documents after compaction.
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692 * CouchDB now uses ibrowse instead of inets for its internal HTTP client
693 implementation. This means better replication stability.
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694
695 HTTP Interface:
696
697 * Fix for chunked responses where chunks were always being split into multiple
698 TCP packets, which caused problems with the test suite under Safari, and in
699 some other cases.
700 * Fix for an invalid JSON response body being returned for some kinds of
701 views. (COUCHDB-84)
702 * Fix for connections not getting closed after rejecting a chunked request.
703 (COUCHDB-55)
704 * CouchDB can now be bound to IPv6 addresses.
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705 * The HTTP `Server` header now contains the versions of CouchDB and Erlang.
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706
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707 JavaScript View Server:
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708
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709 * Sealing of documents has been disabled due to an incompatibility with
710 SpiderMonkey 1.9.
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711 * Improve error handling for undefined values emitted by map functions.
712 (COUCHDB-83)
713
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714 Build and System Integration:
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715
716 * The `couchdb` script no longer uses `awk` for configuration checks as this
717 was causing portability problems.
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718 * Updated `sudo` example in `README` to use the `-i` option, this fixes
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719 problems when invoking from a directory the `couchdb` user cannot access.
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720
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721 Futon:
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722
723 * The view selector dropdown should now work in Opera and Internet Explorer
724 even when it includes optgroups for design documents. (COUCHDB-81)
725
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726 Version 0.8.0-incubating
727 ------------------------
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728
729 Database Core:
730
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731 * The view engine has been completely decoupled from the storage engine. Index
732 data is now stored in separate files, and the format of the main database
733 file has changed.
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734 * Databases can now be compacted to reclaim space used for deleted documents
735 and old document revisions.
736 * Support for incremental map/reduce views has been added.
737 * To support map/reduce, the structure of design documents has changed. View
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738 values are now JSON objects containing at least a `map` member, and
739 optionally a `reduce` member.
740 * View servers are now identified by name (for example `javascript`) instead of
741 by media type.
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742 * Automatically generated document IDs are now based on proper UUID generation
743 using the crypto module.
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744 * The field `content-type` in the JSON representation of attachments has been
745 renamed to `content_type` (underscore).
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746
747 HTTP Interface:
748
749 * CouchDB now uses MochiWeb instead of inets for the HTTP server
750 implementation. Among other things, this means that the extra configuration
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751 files needed for inets (such as `couch_httpd.conf`) are no longer used.
752 * The HTTP interface now completely supports the `HEAD` method. (COUCHDB-3)
753 * Improved compliance of `Etag` handling with the HTTP specification.
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754 (COUCHDB-13)
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755 * Etags are no longer included in responses to document `GET` requests that
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756 include query string parameters causing the JSON response to change without
757 the revision or the URI having changed.
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758 * The bulk document update API has changed slightly on both the request and the
759 response side. In addition, bulk updates are now atomic.
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760 * CouchDB now uses `TCP_NODELAY` to fix performance problems with persistent
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761 connections on some platforms due to nagling.
762 * Including a `?descending=false` query string parameter in requests to views
763 no longer raises an error.
764 * Requests to unknown top-level reserved URLs (anything with a leading
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765 underscore) now return a `unknown_private_path` error instead of the
766 confusing `illegal_database_name`.
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767 * The Temporary view handling now expects a JSON request body, where the JSON
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768 is an object with at least a `map` member, and optional `reduce` and
769 `language` members.
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770 * Temporary views no longer determine the view server based on the Content-Type
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771 header of the `POST` request, but rather by looking for a `language` member
772 in the JSON body of the request.
773 * The status code of responses to `DELETE` requests is now 200 to reflect that
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774 that the deletion is performed synchronously.
775
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776 JavaScript View Server:
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777
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778 * SpiderMonkey is no longer included with CouchDB, but rather treated as a
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779 normal external dependency. A simple C program (`_couchjs`) is provided that
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780 links against an existing SpiderMonkey installation and uses the interpreter
781 embedding API.
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782 * View functions using the default JavaScript view server can now do logging
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783 using the global `log(message)` function. Log messages are directed into the
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784 CouchDB log at `INFO` level. (COUCHDB-59)
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785 * The global `map(key, value)` function made available to view code has been
786 renamed to `emit(key, value)`.
787 * Fixed handling of exceptions raised by view functions.
788
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789 Build and System Integration:
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790
791 * CouchDB can automatically respawn following a server crash.
792 * Database server no longer refuses to start with a stale PID file.
793 * System logrotate configuration provided.
794 * Improved handling of ICU shared libraries.
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795 * The `couchdb` script now automatically enables SMP support in Erlang.
796 * The `couchdb` and `couchjs` scripts have been improved for portability.
a7f666c @nslater added my changes to NEWS and CHANGES
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797 * The build and system integration have been improved for portability.
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798
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799 Futon:
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800
801 * When adding a field to a document, Futon now just adds a field with an
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802 autogenerated name instead of prompting for the name with a dialog. The name
803 is automatically put into edit mode so that it can be changed immediately.
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804 * Fields are now sorted alphabetically by name when a document is displayed.
805 * Futon can be used to create and update permanent views.
806 * The maximum number of rows to display per page on the database page can now
807 be adjusted.
808 * Futon now uses the XMLHTTPRequest API asynchronously to communicate with the
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809 CouchDB HTTP server, so that most operations no longer block the browser.
810 * View results sorting can now be switched between ascending and descending by
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811 clicking on the `Key` column header.
812 * Fixed a bug where documents that contained a `@` character could not be
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813 viewed. (COUCHDB-12)
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814 * The database page now provides a `Compact` button to trigger database
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815 compaction. (COUCHDB-38)
816 * Fixed portential double encoding of document IDs and other URI segments in
817 many instances. (COUCHDB-39)
818 * Improved display of attachments.
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819 * The JavaScript Shell has been removed due to unresolved licensing issues.
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