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From J Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: installing spider monkey problem for couchdb
Date Fri, 02 Jul 2010 06:52:07 GMT

On Jul 1, 2010, at 1:50 PM, ilker cigdemal wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I am going to work with couchdb so i need to install it. I install all
> prerequisites for installing couchdb i installed and created some databases
> and documents then i run a view but it didn't work. So i noticed that i
> haven't install spider monkey. I uninstalled couchdb i installed spider
> monkey. I followed these steps to install spider monkey:
> I use ubuntu 10.04, it doesn't have a package so, i need to install from
> source

Hey I just noticed your message -- maybe check

I think the important bit is the --with-js stuff

Sorry I don't run Ubunut -- you might already have CouchDB running, you could try these instructions
to find it.

Let us know how it goes!


> make BUILD_OPT=1 -f Makefile.ref
> ln -s /home/ilker/js/src/Linux_All_OPT.OBJ/ /usr/local/lib
> mkdir -p /usr/local/include/js
> root@ilker-laptop:/home/ilker/js/src# cp *.h Linux_All_OPT.OBJ/jsautocfg.h
> *.msg /usr/local/include/js
> but when i try to configure couchdb
> root@ilker-laptop:/opt/apache-couchdb-0.11.0# ./configure
> i get this message at the end
> checking for JS_NewContext in -lmozjs... no
> checking for JS_NewContext in -ljs... yes
> checking jsapi.h usability... no
> checking jsapi.h presence... no
> checking for jsapi.h... no
> checking js/jsapi.h usability... no
> checking js/jsapi.h presence... no
> checking for js/jsapi.h... no
> configure: error: Could not find the jsapi header.
> Are the Mozilla SpiderMonkey headers installed?
> so i have jsapi.h file in /usr/local/include/js
> but i think couchdb cannot see it
> where do i need to put my spider monkey lib?
> i mean, how can i do a proper spider monkey installation?

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