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From Volker Mische <>
Subject Re: Cannot build geocouch in cygwin, any ideas?
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2012 14:05:15 GMT

I never tried it myself to build GeoCouch on Windows. But it seems
possible, as Couchbase did it.

On 03/28/2012 03:54 PM, JohnRodey wrote:
> So I've followed the instructions in the README for geocouch.  I've set the
> COUCH_SRC env variable to point to my <couchdb>/src/couchdb directory. 
> However I still get the following error:
> $ make
> Recompile: src/vtree/vtree_bulk
> src/vtree/vtree_bulk.erl:15: can't find include file "couch_db.hrl"
> Makefile:7: recipe for target `compile' failed
> make: *** [compile] Error 1
> Any help or ideas are greatly appreciated!  I assume it just cant find my
> couchdb source.  Ive echoed COUCH_SRC in the makefile and it looks correct.

Are you sure the couch_db.hrl is in the path you've specified with

> Is there a windows binary somewhere that I could download, to avoid building
> for now?

I don't know any.

> Is there a users forum for couchdb/geocouch?  If so, could you provide me
> with a link?  I didn't see anything in the nabble search or via google.

This mailing list (though I'd suggest the user, rather then the dev
list) is the right place.


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