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From Stephen Prater <steph...@agrussell.com>
Subject Re: Mac install instructions : brew > ports
Date Wed, 27 Oct 2010 22:28:17 GMT
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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