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From Sebastian Cohnen <>
Subject Re: removing / uninstalling default CouchDB on Ubuntu
Date Tue, 10 Aug 2010 16:25:35 GMT
I can recommend these: (with and without



On 10.08.2010, at 16:35, Kenneth Tyler wrote:

> Jason,
> are there any ebs images on amazon that you can recommend for using
> build couchdb on ? chris recommended a couple but they're not ebs, I
> looking for an image that i get get a small version of, as some images
> oonly come in large...
> even though i've had a lot of trouble trying to use build couchdb, it
> seems like a really good idea and i assume it will only get better
> with time
> ken tyler
> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 11:28 PM, Jason Smith <> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 04:48, Brian Chamberlain <>wrote:
>>> How can I test it? I'd like to. I've spent the last two days struggling to
>>> get couchDB on my new Ubuntu Desktop (Lucid) box. I didn't think to
>>> uninstall the one for Ubuntu one. Was hoping an install of the latest trunk
>>> in usr local would be isolated enough. Shouldn't it be?
>> Build CouchDB now supports building arbitrary Git tags/branches/commits from
>> any CouchDB repository.
>>    rake git='git:// trunk'
>> Build CouchDB is an odd beast and a new project however I maintain it daily
>> and I depend on it for both of my primary roles at Couchio: hosting and the
>> Linux installers.
>> That said, Build CouchDB solves a different problem than what distribution
>> packages solve. The primary reason to use a more deeply-integrated .deb
>> package is that CouchDB dependencies such as Erlang, ICU, Spidermonkey, and
>> OpenSSL would all be upgraded transparently in the event of a bug or
>> security issue. Build CouchDB effectively embeds its own version of all
>> those for convenience.
>> --
>> Jason Smith
>> Couchio Hosting

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