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Subject couchdb commit: updated refs/heads/master to d881dcf
Date Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:43:51 GMT
Repository: couchdb
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/master 2d10bfd64 -> d881dcf5a

doc: explain new workflow for developing

PR: #270
Reviewed-By: Paul J. Davis <>
Reviewed-By: Alexander Shorin <>


Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: d881dcf5ac990c44d00b2cd49c0e4ff67ae861c5
Parents: 2d10bfd
Author: Robert Kowalski <>
Authored: Wed Oct 8 14:52:07 2014 +0200
Committer: Robert Kowalski <>
Committed: Tue Mar 24 17:44:03 2015 +0100

 README.rst | 18 +++++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/README.rst b/README.rst
index 9a43aa8..ad5fb87 100644
--- a/README.rst
+++ b/README.rst
@@ -67,9 +67,25 @@ Read more about JSpec here:
 When you change the specs, but your changes have no effect, manually reload
 the changed spec file in the browser. When the spec that tests Erlang views
 fails, make sure you have enabled Erlang views as described here:
+Getting started with developing
+Basically you just have to install the needed dependencies which are
+documented in the install docs and then run `./configure && make`.
+You don't need to run `make install` after compiling, just use
+`./dev/run` to spin up three nodes. There is a haproxy config file in `./rel`.
+Just run: `cd rel && haproxy -f haproxy.cfg`. You will now have a local
+cluster listening on port `5984`.
+For Fauxton developers fixing the admin-party does not work via the button in
+Fauxton. To fix the admin party you have to run `./dev/run` with the `admin`
+flag, e.g. `./dev/run --admin=username:password`. If you want to have an
+admin-party, just omit the flag.
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