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From j..@apache.org
Subject [2/3] git commit: Backport INSTALL.Unix updates from master.
Date Mon, 06 Feb 2012 18:48:40 GMT
Backport INSTALL.Unix updates from master.


Project: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/repo
Commit: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/commit/9c966cb0
Tree: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/tree/9c966cb0
Diff: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/diff/9c966cb0

Branch: refs/heads/1.2.x
Commit: 9c966cb02d86b7b0430522f4807522fc2c77cd68
Parents: 71a0f58
Author: Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org>
Authored: Mon Jan 30 19:47:00 2012 +0100
Committer: Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org>
Committed: Mon Feb 6 19:47:54 2012 +0100

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 INSTALL.Unix |   57 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
 1 files changed, 44 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
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http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/blob/9c966cb0/INSTALL.Unix
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diff --git a/INSTALL.Unix b/INSTALL.Unix
index becbf06..baf9d06 100644
--- a/INSTALL.Unix
+++ b/INSTALL.Unix
@@ -3,10 +3,27 @@ Apache CouchDB README.Unix
 
 A high-level guide to Unix-like systems, inc. Mac OS X and Ubuntu.
 
+Troubleshooting
+---------------
+
+There is a troubleshooting guide:
+
+    http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Troubleshooting
+
+There is a wiki for general documentation:
+
+    http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/
+
+There are collection of friendly mailing lists:
+
+    http://couchdb.apache.org/community/lists.html
+
+Please work through these in order if you experience any problems.
+
 Dependencies
 ------------
 
-You will need the following installed:
+You should have the following installed:
 
  * Erlang OTP (>=R12B5)       (http://erlang.org/)
  * ICU                        (http://icu.sourceforge.net/)
@@ -14,24 +31,21 @@ You will need the following installed:
  * Mozilla SpiderMonkey (1.7) (http://www.mozilla.org/js/spidermonkey/)
  * GNU Make                   (http://www.gnu.org/software/make/)
  * GNU Compiler Collection    (http://gcc.gnu.org/)
-
-It is recommended that you install Erlang OTP R12B-5 or above where possible.
- 
-Optional dependencies:
- 
  * libcurl                    (http://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/)
+ * help2man                   (http://www.gnu.org/s/help2man/)
 
-This only affects the command line JavaScript test suite which
-most users do not use.
+It is recommended that you install Erlang OTP R12B-5 or above where possible.
+You will only need libcurl if you plan to run the JavaScript test suite. And
+help2man is only need if you plan on installing the CouchDB man pages.
 
 Ubuntu
 ~~~~~~
 
-See
+For up to date instructions, please see:
 
   http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Installing_on_Ubuntu
 
-for updated instructions on how to install on Ubuntu.
+Unfortunately, it seems that installing dependancies on Ubuntu is troublesome.
 
 Debian-based Systems
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
@@ -55,9 +69,26 @@ You can install the build tools by running:
 
 You can install the other dependencies by running:
 
-    sudo port install icu erlang spidermonkey curl
+    brew install erlang icu4c spidermonkey curl
+
+You may want to link ICU so that CouchDB can find the header files automatically:
+
+    brew link icu4c
+
+The same is true for recent versions of Erlang:
+
+    brew link erlang
+
+You will need Homebrew installed to use the `brew` command.
+
+Learn more about Homebrew at:
+
+    http://mxcl.github.com/homebrew/
 
-You will need MacPorts installed to use the `port` command.
+Some versions of Mac OS X ship a problematic OpenSSL library. If you're
+experiencing troubles with CouchDB crashing intermittently with a segmentation
+fault or a bus error, you will need to install your own version of OpenSSL. See
+the troubleshooting guide, mentioned above, for more information.
 
 Installing
 ----------
@@ -109,7 +140,7 @@ To check that everything has worked, point your web browser to:
 
     http://127.0.0.1:5984/_utils/index.html
 
-From here you should run the test suite.
+From here you should run the test suite in Firefox.
 
 Security Considerations
 -----------------------


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