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From "Paul Carey" <paul.p.ca...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fails to start on OS X after upgrading to 0.8.0
Date Mon, 14 Jul 2008 12:04:43 GMT
> On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 04:50:12PM +0100, Paul Carey wrote:
>>>
>>>> After reading around I get the impression that this might be related to
>>>> openssl and the crypto library in erlang.  Indeed, running
>>>> crytpo.start(). from erl fails with ** exception error: bad function
>>>> 'crypto.start'
>>>>
>>>
>>> Yup, that's exactly what it is. Try uninstalling Erlang and reinstalling.
>>>
>>> If that doesn't work, it may be a MacPorts problem, you could try from
>>> source.
>>>
>>
>> Thanks for your advice.
>>
>> Uninstalling and reinstalling Erlang didn't help, but I did observe
>> that $macport_home/lib/erlang/lib/crypto-1.5.1.1 is empty apart from a
>> docs dir and an info file.
>>
>> Upgrading openssl to openssl 0.9.8h_0 made no difference.
>>
>> Installing Erlang from source elicited no errors, and the crypto dir
>> is populated, but crypto.start(). stil gives me the same error **
>> exception error: bad function 'crypto.start'
>>
>
> Can you double check that the 'erl' that you built from source is
> the first that gets found in your PATH?
>
> In related news, you might want to try this:
> http://jan.prima.de/~jan/plok/archives/142-CouchDBX-Revival.html<http://jan.prima.de/%7Ejan/plok/archives/142-CouchDBX-Revival.html>
>

Thanks Jan, I should have replied to my earlier mail. After uninstalling
CouchDB and Erlang and rebuilding both from source, the installation
succeeded.

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