1.16. 1.1.x Branch

1.16.1. Upgrade Notes


Version 1.1.2 contains important security fixes. Previous 1.1.x releases are not recommended for regular usage.

1.16.2. Version 1.1.2 Build System

  • Don’t ln the couchjs install target on Windows

  • Remove ICU version dependency on Windows.

  • Improve SpiderMonkey version detection. HTTP Interface

  • ETag of attachment changes only when the attachment changes, not the document.

  • Fix retrieval of headers larger than 4k.

  • Allow OPTIONS HTTP method for list requests.

  • Don’t attempt to encode invalid json. Log System

  • Improvements to log messages for file-related errors. Replicator

  • Fix pull replication of documents with many revisions.

  • Fix replication from an HTTP source to an HTTP target. Security View Server

  • Avoid invalidating view indexes when running out of file descriptors.

1.16.3. Version 1.1.1

  • Support SpiderMonkey 1.8.5

  • Add configurable maximum to the number of bytes returned by _log.

  • Allow CommonJS modules to be an empty string.

  • Bump minimum Erlang version to R13B02.

  • Do not run deleted validate_doc_update functions.

  • ETags for views include current sequence if include_docs=true.

  • Fix bug where duplicates can appear in _changes feed.

  • Fix bug where update handlers break after conflict resolution.

  • Fix bug with _replicator where include “filter” could crash couch.

  • Fix crashes when compacting large views.

  • Fix file descriptor leak in _log

  • Fix missing revisions in _changes?style=all_docs.

  • Improve handling of compaction at max_dbs_open limit.

  • JSONP responses now send “text/javascript” for Content-Type.

  • Link to ICU 4.2 on Windows.

  • Permit forward slashes in path to update functions.

  • Reap couchjs processes that hit reduce_overflow error.

  • Status code can be specified in update handlers.

  • Support provides() in show functions.

  • _view_cleanup when ddoc has no views now removes all index files.

  • max_replication_retry_count now supports “infinity”.

  • Fix replication crash when source database has a document with empty ID.

  • Fix deadlock when assigning couchjs processes to serve requests.

  • Fixes to the document multipart PUT API.

  • Fixes regarding file descriptor leaks for databases with views.

1.16.4. Version 1.1.0


All CHANGES for 1.0.2 and 1.0.3 also apply to 1.1.0. Externals

  • Added OS Process module to manage daemons outside of CouchDB.

  • Added HTTP Proxy handler for more scalable externals. Futon

  • Added a “change password”-feature to Futon. HTTP Interface

  • Native SSL support.

  • Added support for HTTP range requests for attachments.

  • Added built-in filters for _changes: _doc_ids and _design.

  • Added configuration option for TCP_NODELAY aka “Nagle”.

  • Allow POSTing arguments to _changes.

  • Allow keys parameter for GET requests to views.

  • Allow wildcards in vhosts definitions.

  • More granular ETag support for views.

  • More flexible URL rewriter.

  • Added support for recognizing “Q values” and media parameters in HTTP Accept headers.

  • Validate doc ids that come from a PUT to a URL. Replicator

  • Added _replicator database to manage replications.

  • Fixed issues when an endpoint is a remote database accessible via SSL.

  • Added support for continuous by-doc-IDs replication.

  • Fix issue where revision info was omitted when replicating attachments.

  • Integrity of attachment replication is now verified by MD5. Storage System

  • Multiple micro-optimizations when reading data. URL Rewriter & Vhosts

  • Fix for variable substitution View Server

  • Added CommonJS support to map functions.

  • Added stale=update_after query option that triggers a view update after returning a stale=ok response.

  • Warn about empty result caused by startkey and endkey limiting.

  • Built-in reduce function _sum now accepts lists of integers as input.

  • Added view query aliases start_key, end_key, start_key_doc_id and end_key_doc_id.