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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Mac install instructions : brew > ports
Date Thu, 28 Oct 2010 12:56:52 GMT
We need to get CouchDB into the iStore when it's rolled out in OS X Lion!

Feel free to donate the proceeds raised to my personal account. ;)

On 28 Oct 2010, at 01:39, Jan Lehnardt wrote:

> I agree, an addition is great, we can leave the MacPorts part in with a disclaimer that
brew is more recommended.
> 
> Personally, I found MacPorts to be the less predictable system, but whatever works for
folks.
> 
> Cheers
> Jan
> --
> 
> On 28 Oct 2010, at 00:28, Stephen Prater wrote:
> 
>> I'd be happy with a disclaimer like "If you have an objection to installing CouchDB
through Homebrew, it is also available within the MacPorts tree."
>> 
>> But, since the ports instructions are substantially incorrect, I don't see a problem
with removing them.
>> 
>> On Oct 27, 2010, at 5:13 PM, Mikeal Rogers wrote:
>> 
>>> The install docs also refer to building for development.
>>> 
>>> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 3:06 PM, Stephen Prater <stephenp@agrussell.com>wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I might have an objection to that.  Homebrew links into your system in
>>>> slightly unpredictable ways - I certainly don't mind them being ADDED, or
>>>> even recommended, but I think that purging all references to MacPorts might
>>>> be excessive.
>>>> 
>>>> On the other hand, how hard is it to figure out how to type 'sudo port
>>>> install couchdb'?
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Oct 27, 2010, at 4:03 PM, Mikeal Rogers wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> I just setup a new laptop and used homebrew to install the CouchDB deps
>>>>> (spidermonkey & erlang).
>>>>> 
>>>>> Not only was it super fast and painless but I got a newer spidermonkey
>>>>> (1.8.3) which is something like 30x faster for most of the stuff we do
>>>>> with
>>>>> the view server but I also didn't have to pass any special parameters
to
>>>>> ./configure.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Anyone object to me remove all references to MacPorts in our Mac install
>>>>> instructions and replacing with homebrew?
>>>>> 
>>>>> -Mikeal
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> 
> 


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