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From Dave Cottlehuber <d...@muse.net.nz>
Subject Re: Where could I get a trunk windows binary?
Date Wed, 22 Sep 2010 17:44:02 GMT
On 23 September 2010 02:26, Ryan Ramage <ryan.ramage@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dave,
>
> Kia ora and thanks!
>
> I have successfully installed and run the test suite on a winXP machine.
>
> I have tried it on a Vista machine and the setup failed with the
> following dialog:
>
> "Unable to execute file: C:\Program Files\Apache Software
> Foundation\CouchDB-trunk\Install.exe
>
> CreateProcess failed; code 14001.
> The application has failed to start because its side-by-side
> configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for
> more detail."
>
> I checked the Window event log and this was the message:
>
> "Activation context generation failed for "C:\Program Files\Apache
> Software Foundation\CouchDB-trunk\Install.exe".Error in manifest or
> policy file "C:\Program Files\Apache Software
> Foundation\CouchDB-trunk\Install.exe" on line 17. Multiple
> requestedPrivileges elements are not allowed in manifest."
>
>
> I am happy to run with the XP machine for now, and just wanted to
> provide you feedback for the Vista failure.
>
> Ryan

yup that's the error :-(.

There seem to be 2 issues possibly related -
 What happens first is that the installer isn't doesn't extract the erlang bin
folder, then later on the SxS error turns up. I understand now *why* the
error occurs but don't see what needs to be done to fix it just yet.

Thanks
Dave

>
>
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 6:05 AM, Dave Cottlehuber <dave@muse.net.nz> wrote:
>> On 22 September 2010 19:56, Tyler Gillies <tyler@pdxbrain.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 12:25 AM, Dave Cottlehuber <dave@muse.net.nz> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi Ryan
>>>>
>>>> I can whip one of these up for you, I had considered doing it a few
>>>> days ago. Gimme a few hours & I'll get back to you. Caveat - I'm not
>>>> across trunk so this might not work at all. but your feedback will be
>>>> really valuable either way.
>>
>> Ryan - done, however as I've not got my usual build box, only a 32bit
>> XP workstation, there are 2 points-
>>
>> #1 first you need to install vcredist_x86 from vc++2008sp1 -
>> http://download.microsoft.com/download/d/d/9/dd9a82d0-52ef-40db-8dab-795376989c03/vcredist_x86.exe
>> #2 The binaries work fine on 32bit OS, but are missing the SxS
>> manifests & the installer failed silently on my test 64bit windows 7
>> VM. I've not had to resolve this manifest type issue before so could
>> take me a few days to get my head around what this actually means.
>> Help appreciated if you can!
>>
>> the bits are curlable -
>>
>> curl -#LO https://s3.amazonaws.com/couchdb_release/setup-couchdb-1.1.0a83bc042-git_otp_R14B.exe
>>
>> there's a number of other bits in here if you need them, all homegrown.
>>
>>   6358391      2010-09-22 11:27:29     curl-7.21.1_compiled.zip
>>  50520371      2010-09-22 11:27:30     otp_win32_R13B04.exe
>>  48601908      2010-09-22 11:27:31     otp_win32_R14A.exe
>>  50725936      2010-09-22 11:29:21     otp_win32_R14B.exe
>>  14997088      2010-09-22 11:27:30     seamonkey-2.0.6_compiled.zip
>>  52609367      2010-09-22 11:27:33     setup-couchdb-1.0.1_otp_R14A.exe
>>        60      2010-09-22 11:27:39     setup-couchdb-1.0.1_otp_R14A.exe.md5
>>        68      2010-09-22 11:27:38     setup-couchdb-1.0.1_otp_R14A.exe.sha
>>  55303291      2010-09-22 11:15:33
>> setup-couchdb-1.1.0a83bc042-git_otp_R14B.exe
>>        72      2010-09-22 11:15:06
>> setup-couchdb-1.1.0a83bc042-git_otp_R14B.exe.md5
>>        80      2010-09-22 11:15:07
>> setup-couchdb-1.1.0a83bc042-git_otp_R14B.exe.sha
>>
>>> What does 'across trunk' mean?
>>
>> Tyler - sorry, newzealand speak = follow closely, understand the
>> changes, is aware of it. I'm saying
>> I can do a build (monkey see monkey do) but I can't tell you if the
>> current state of trunk
>> is clean & runs successfully including the functionality Ryan's
>> requesting. YMMV / caveat coder.
>>
>> cheers
>> Dave
>>
>

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