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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Is it possible to replace SpiderMonkey?
Date Thu, 26 Feb 2009 17:50:42 GMT

On 26 Feb 2009, at 18:39, Paul Davis wrote:

> If you've got a working build of something, it shouldn't be overly
> difficult. couchjs.c has a very few extra funcitons defined that you
> should be able to mimic quite easily.
>
> The hardest part would be the curl integration, but with the examples
> even that shouldn't be too bad.

Curl is only needed for the CLI tests. CouchDB should run fine without
that.


>
> Is your runner on github to take a look at?
>
> Paul
>
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 12:34 PM, Jens Alfke <jens@mooseyard.com>  
> wrote:
>> How hard would it be to plug a different JavaScript engine into  
>> CouchDB?
>> Nothing against SpiderMonkey, but the new generation of JS engines  
>> are a
>> whole lot faster. I've got Google's V8 built as a command-line  
>> tool; would
>> it be possible to use it in CouchDB?
>>
>> (I'm not even sure whether CouchDB runs any JS in-process or  
>> outsources it
>> all to an external process.)
>>
>> —Jens
>


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