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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Fails to start on OS X after upgrading to 0.8.0
Date Sat, 12 Jul 2008 21:59:01 GMT

On Jul 9, 2008, at 18:41 , Paul Carey wrote:

>> 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

Cheers
Jan
--
>
>
> The Erlang readme states that the build is tested on OS X 10.5.3, so I
> may try using Ubuntu in VMWare in the short term until it's tested on
> 10.5.4.
>
> Paul
>


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