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From Jeroen Janssen <>
Subject Re: Fedora/Centos RPMs for 1.2.0-git
Date Sat, 10 Mar 2012 21:50:31 GMT

Thanks for the tip Randall.

The original (EPEL6) couchdb 1.0.2 srpm has an "autoreconf" patch
included that contains a line with
  sys_lib_dlsearch_path_spec="/lib64 /usr/lib64 /lib /usr/lib"

I don't know if anything else of that 'autoreconf' patch is also
needed for it to work correctly, but that might explain why I have the
issue on my x64 machine since the patch is not included in the git
repository that Wendall provided.

(i.e. I am talking about couchdb-9999-Autoreconf.patch in the

Best regards,

Jeroen Janssen

On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 8:16 PM, Randall Leeds <> wrote:
> Try --libdir=/usr/lib64
> IIRC, this is due to x86_64 CentOS treating /usr/lib as the lib
> directory rather than /usr/lib64.
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 00:41, Jeroen Janssen <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm running on a CentOS 6.2 x86_64 machine and I get a build error
>> related to erl_driver.h.
>> (note I have been able to rebuild the couchdb-1.0.2 RPMS without any
>> issues in this same environment)
>> checking erl_driver.h usability... no
>> checking erl_driver.h presence... no
>> checking for erl_driver.h... no
>> (note during a couchdb-1.0.2 rebuild these all state 'yes')
>> It seems erl_driver.h is located at
>> /usr/lib64/erlang/usr/include/erl_driver.h, but this is not correctly
>> detected?
>> Best regards,
>> Jeroen Janssen
>> On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Wendall Cada <> wrote:
>>> I've created a working spec file and patches that match what's available in
>>> Fedora (couchdb-1.0.3) and Centos (couchdb-1.0.2), but for 1.2.0-git. I've
>>> added a patch for COUCHDB-1424 provided by Filipe. I'll pull this patch out
>>> once 1.2.0 is ready for a vote again and other changes have been pushed.
>>> Instructions and source files can be found here:
>>> If you have any questions, hit me up in irc, my nick is wendall911
>>> Wendall

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