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From Jason King <jas...@amco.me>
Subject Re: CouchDB pre-built packages
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2012 14:53:06 GMT
If you're going to go to this effort, why not go all the way and maintain
packages in the official repos of the distros?
On Sep 11, 2012 1:38 AM, "Octavian Damiean" <mainerror@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I've had a quick chat about pre-built packages on IRC a few days ago.
> wendal
> and me agreed that it would be nice to have pre-build binaries for Linux
> too.
>
> The basic idea was to have something similar to the Nginx guys[1]. A
> download/install page with direct links to Windows and OS X binaries and
> instructions on how to add an official CouchDB repository to the respective
> package manager.
>
> This would require additional infrastructure I guess however it would lower
> the
> adaption bar quite a bit since not everyone is comfortable enough to build
> from source.
>
> Having such official repositories (for Debian and Red Hat) would also
> increase
> trust in the pre-build binaries.
>
> If this requires someone to actively manage the packages/repositories then
> I
> would volunteer.
>
> Any thoughts?
>
> Cheers,
> Octavian Damiean
>
> [1]: http://wiki.nginx.org/Install
>

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