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From Jaime Barciela <>
Subject Re: Using CouchDB in standalone win application
Date Thu, 13 May 2010 14:46:06 GMT
Me three.

I'm considering CouchDB precisely because it now supports windows
officially but having to run an installer can be a hassle for users.
They might not even have the right privileges. An "unzip and run" type
of scenario is much better (Eclipse comes to mind) and gives the
possibility of taking my db with me in my thumb drive. That would be


On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 12:19 PM, Chris Hicks
<> wrote:
> I've been wondering about this too. I would love to be able to start/stop CouchDB as
one of the many applications making up a larger program and talk to it using hovercraft, while
also developing on Windows. Just wanted to add that there was a second person interested in
> Chris Hicks.
>> Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 17:18:17 +0200
>> Subject: Using CouchDB in standalone win application
>> From:
>> To:
>> Hallo CouchUser
>> I am considering to use the couchdb in a standalone windows application.
>> Therefore i would like to simply bundle the couchdb with my application and
>> start/stop it from the application. So i would need to use the windows
>> binary but don't want to register any dlls/services etc.
>> I have tried to simply move the files wich are installed via the windows
>> installer but the couch is complaining about the erlang dlls not being in
>> the previous installation location.
>> Is that scenario uncommen? Or maybe even not possible? Are there any
>> requirements in regards to erlang or couchdb itself? Any standalone windows
>> couches available? :)
>> Thanks for any help.
>> Greets
>> Moritz Post
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