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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: rcouch merge: integration with the bigcouch branch questions
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:07:28 GMT
On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 9:52 PM, Joan Touzet <> wrote:
> Benoit writes:
>> - how the fauxton build is handled right now in the bigcouch branch.
>> What are requirements to make it automatic? (no manual installation).
>> Is there a way to disable it
> It has been the intent of the Fauxton team to deprecate Futon in 2.0,
> and only ship Fauxton. This has been communicated in the CouchDB meeting
> minutes previously.
I didn't see any previous discussion about it on the mailing-list.
hence my question.

> Unifying the build process is certainly something worth looking into,
> but it requires we add a number of other technologies as build pre-
> requisites (node, npm, grunt for a start). As the team wasn't sure
> everyone wanted this, so far building Fauxton while building Couch
> is not mandatory.
> Can you clarify what you mean about disabling Fauxton?

Being able to disable it from the build. so I don't have to require nodejs, npm
and many dependencies needed on some installations.

- benoit

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