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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Couch DB on Windows
Date Mon, 14 Sep 2009 00:47:15 GMT
Marcos,

You might have better luck pinging dev@. Mark Hammond has had luck
getting CouchDB to build but I don't know that he's made an installer
yet. That binary installer is quite old though, so I couldn't say
whether to expect it to work or not.

HTH,
Paul Davis

On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 8:43 PM, Marcos Ricardo <marcric@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> That is my first time here, and would like to know if there is a specific
> Windows users forum.
>
> Anyway I'm having troubles following the Windows installation instructions.
>
> Following the instructions in this page:
>
> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Windows_binary_installer#head-237bb4a26c613c29152e5ac4b754def374940da3
>
> That is what I have done:
>
> Downloaded the binaries and installed in the following order:
>
>
>   1. Erlang/OTP (otp_win32_R13B01.exe)
>   2. Visual C++ 2008 Redistributables (vcredist_x86.exe)
>   3. OpenSSL (Win32OpenSSL_Light-0_9_8k.exe)
>   4. CouchDB (couchdb-0.8.1-win32.exe)
>
> Then load a console into the erland folder, and get this:
>
> Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
> (C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
>
> D:\erl5.7.2\bin>erl
> Eshell V5.7.2  (abort with ^G)
> 1> couch_server:start().
> Couldn't find server configuration file couch.ini.
> ** exception throw:
> {startup_error,[67,111,117,108,100,110,39,116,32,102,105,
>
> 110,100,32,115,101,114,118,101,114,32,99,
>                                    111,110,102,105,103|...]}
>     in function  couch_server_sup:start_server/1
>
> After that Still following the instructions, I have copied the file:
>
> D:\erl5.7.2\lib\couchdb-0.8.1\etc\couchdb\couch.ini.tpl.in
>
> Into:
>
> D:\erl5.7.2\bin\couch.ini
>
> And get this:
>
> 2> couch_server:start().
> Apache CouchDB 0.0.0 (LogLevel=info)
> Apache CouchDB is starting.
>
> ** exception exit: "The specified module could not be found."
>     in function  couch_util:start_driver/1
>     in call from couch_server_sup:start_server/1
> 3>
>
> I have found the instructions a bit out of date I guess...
>
> What should I do now?
>
> Thanks.
>
> ------------------------------
>  *Marcos Ricardo* (www.marcric.com)
>
> (R)mr(R) [image: Linkedin] <http://www.linkedin.com/in/marcric>
>

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