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From Juhani Ränkimies <>
Subject Re: (lack of) couchdb windows binaries
Date Fri, 02 Apr 2010 13:03:28 GMT
On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 3:03 PM, Jan Lehnardt <> wrote:

> 2) Although we support Windows as a target, the current state of both CouchDB
> and Erlang make it impossible for certain operations to succeed. Most notably
> compaction (a feature that can be faked with local replication) and the quick
> succession of deleting and creating databases (which the test suite does, but
> is a rare production use). Because the two main issues are easy to work
> around, Windows users are happy to use CouchDB in their environment.

I disagree on the easiness of the compaction workaround. It's not
useable on a busy db.
Please, review and commit COUCHDB-86 asap.


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