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From Robert Dionne <>
Subject Re: add plugin handling to the build system
Date Wed, 01 Dec 2010 15:00:35 GMT
I think this would be really neat

On Dec 1, 2010, at 9:49 AM, Benoit Chesneau wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 1:04 PM, Noah Slater <> wrote:
>> I've read the whole thread, and I still don't understand what anyone is talking about.
> The goal is to provide an easy way to handle plugings in couchdb:
> - how to build them against easily against couchdb
> - how they can be handle directly in couchdb
> Both are possible today, except build is really not intuitive. And
> having to launch a plugin by setting ERL_FLAGS environment variable
> manually isn't the best way. So this discussion is about finding a way
> to register a plugin in couch, make couchdb launch it automatically if
> enabled. Other part of the problem is to have a way to find couchdb
> includes on the system to build the plugin againts them. That's part
> may be handle by pkg-config.
> - benoit

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