how to determine riak version

Douglas Rohrer drohrer at basho.com
Fri Apr 22 15:06:33 EDT 2016


David:

riak_kv is actually a (semi)independent library we incorporate (along with many others) into Riak, the product. There are times where riak_kv, the library, is actually not versioned when we release a new Riak, so those two version numbers are not necessarily going to always be the same.

Doug Rohrer

> On Apr 22, 2016, at 2:28 PM, David Byron <dbyron at dbyron.com> wrote:
> 
> I'm pondering upgrading riak from 2.1.3 to 2.1.4 and got myself confused confirming that I really am running 2.1.3 at the moment.
> 
> I installed riak from here: https://packagecloud.io/basho/riak/packages/ubuntu/trusty/riak_2.1.3-1_amd64.deb.
> 
> and all of this looks promising:
> 
> $ riak version
> 2.1.3
> 
> $ ls /usr/lib/riak/releases/
> 2.1.3  RELEASES  start_erl.data
> 
> $ dpkg -l | grep riak
> ii  riak 2.1.3-1      amd64        Riak is a distributed data store
> 
> but then there's also this:
> 
> $ sudo riak-admin status | grep riak_kv_version
> riak_kv_version : <<"2.1.2-0-gf969bba">>
> 
> I really wanted riak_kv_version to say 2.1.3-<something>.
> 
> I'm clearly paranoid, but can someone help me feel better about this?
> 
> Thanks much.
> 
> -DB
> 
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