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From Adam Kocoloski <kocol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Errors in cookie_auth test
Date Fri, 15 Jan 2010 20:41:54 GMT
On Jan 15, 2010, at 3:37 PM, Chris Anderson wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 12:10 PM, Adam Kocoloski <kocolosk@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Jan 14, 2010, at 11:53 AM, Brian Candler wrote:
>> 
>>> OK, I found the problem: building from git and doing 'make install' don't mix.
>>> 
>>> $ ls /usr/local/lib/couchdb/erlang/lib/
>>> couch-0.11.0b2f476313-git  couch-0.11.0b897427        etap
>>> couch-0.11.0b6c1ece91-git  couch-0.11.0bd19680d5-git  ibrowse-1.5.2
>>> couch-0.11.0b894112        erlang-oauth               mochiweb-r113
>>> 
>>> You get an effectively random version of couchdb libraries.
>>> 
>>> Sorry for the noise (although it would be nice if couchdb could be a bit
>>> smarter with its load path)
>> 
>> True, we should definitely fix the code load path stuff.  It actually used to work
fine, just required a lot more autotools-fu than the current setup does.  Perhaps there's
a middle ground.
> 
> If we're gonna have autotools we should use it to make this stuff
> transparent to the user, even if it's a bit of work to maintain.
> 
> My opinion is as humble as my autotools-fu...
> 
> Chris

Agreed, I wouldn't have committed the original change had I known 0.9 > 0.10 in the mind
of the code loader.  Best,

Adam


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