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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: rpm for lucene extension
Date Tue, 02 Mar 2010 12:56:01 GMT
I'm hoping to ship an .rpm and a .deb for the 0.5 release. I'm away on
business so I haven't made any progress on that yet.


On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 7:20 AM, Markus Jelsma <> wrote:
> Maven won't work properly using gcj, use Sun Java instead.
> Nils Breunese said:
>> Stéphane Mourey wrote:
>>> I've install couchdb using yum, so I would like to keep the same
>>> installation method for the lucene extension. I googled a while, but
>>> did not find any rpm package available. Is anyone aware of an rpm
>>> package available somewhere for this? or another extension enabling
>>> full-text search? or must I proceed with the source? where can I find
>>> a easy tuto for this on CentOS or Fedora?
>> AFAIK there is no RPM package for couchdb-lucene. The instructions on
>> should work just fine on
>> CentOS/Fedora, but like the instructions say you'll need to install
>> Maven 2 [0] and you may need to install Sun Java [1] (not available in
>> the default CentOS/Fedora repositories due to license issues) instead of
>> the CentOS/Fedora gcj or OpenJDK implementations of Java. You could give
>> the java-1.6.0-openjdk package a try, but the couchdb-lucene site says
>> it's tested against the Sun version.
>> I agree this is all much easier on distributions that do have Sun Java
>> and Maven 2 packaged in their repositories (like Ubuntu for instance),
>> but it will work if you just download and install the required pieces.
>> Instead of downloading the requirements directly, you could also try the
>> JPackage repository [2], but last time I installed Sun Java on CentOS 5
>> I found it way easier to install the RPM from Sun's site directly
>> instead of trying to build the JPackage nosrc packages.
>> Nils.
>> [0]
>> [1]
>> [2]
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