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From Bryan Fink <>
Subject Re: libjpeg dependency?
Date Thu, 15 Oct 2009 15:58:35 GMT
On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 11:52 AM, Adam Kocoloski <> wrote:
> On Oct 15, 2009, at 11:36 AM, Bryan Fink wrote:
>> 1. Why does couchdb depend on libjpeg?
> It doesn't, really.  But the command `icu-config --invoke` ends up prefixing
> /opt/local/lib to DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH, at which point all those MacPorts libs
> start trumping the Apple defaults.  It sucks, and in trunk we don't do it
> anymore.

Ah - ICU again.  Same reason I had to recompile Erlang in 32bit mode.
Don't suppose you have any hints in that department?  :)

>> 2. Is there any way to disable couchdb's dependency on libjpeg?  (Or,
>> of course, fix the dependency in some other way, but I've had macports
>> churning for a while now upgrading everything, and I'm ready to be
>> done.)
> You can safely remove the call to icu-config --invoke from the couchdb
> startup script.  Turns out it isn't really necessary to get the ICU
> libraries linked in properly.

Ah, fantastic.  That did it.  Thanks much, Adam.


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