Apache CouchDB 1.6.1 has been released and is available for download.
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Pre-built packages for Windows and Ubuntu are available, OS X is on the way.
CouchDB 1.6.1 is a patch release, and was originally published on 2014-09-03.
Version 1.6.1 contains important patches to hash of passwords on restart. The previous Version 1.6.0 release is not recommended for usage as certain edge cases with admin passwords may prevent CouchDB from starting.
A bugfix release to handle various edge cases related to admin password hashing.