Apache CouchDB 1.3.0 has been released and is available for download.
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Pre-built packages for Windows and OS X are available.
This release comes with a CouchDB manual, hosted directly out of Futon. A PDF version of the manual is also distributed.
This is a feature release.
These release notes are based on the CHANGES file.
No longer rewrites the
X-CouchDB-Requested-Path during recursive calls to the rewriter.
Limit recursion depth in the URL rewriter.
Defaults to a maximum of 100 invocations but is configurable.
Fix _session for IE7.
Added Server-Sent Events protocol to db changes API.
See http://www.w3.org/TR/eventsource/ for details.
Make password hashing synchronous when using the
Include user name in show/list ETags.
Experimental support for Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS).
See http://www.w3.org/TR/cors/ for details.
The replicator will use a new server-wide UUID in checkpoint IDs to improve the chances of an efficient resume.
Fixed unnecessary conflict when deleting and creating a document in the same batch.
Additional response headers may be varied prior to send().
GetRow() is now side-effect free.
Disabled the link to the Futon test suite.
These tests were causing problems when run from a browser, and are now available via the CLI instead.
Added view request duration to Futon.
Disable buttons for actions that the user doesn't have permissions to.
Passwords are now hashed using the PBKDF2 algorithm with a configurable work factor.
Moved the JS test suite to the CLI.
Improved tracebacks printed by the JS CLI tests.
Improved the reliability of a number of tests.
Database name is encoded during rewriting (allowing embedded
Reset rewrite counter on new request, avoiding unnecessary request failures due to bogus rewrite limit reports.
C/C++ compiler detection has been improved.
Autoconf v2.63 is now required if building from Git checkout directly.
DEVELOPERS file for more details.
Fixed issue in couchdb script where stopped status returns before process exits.