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