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From Robert Newson <rnew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Building from source, building SpiderMonkey, "configure: error: Could not find the js library."
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2011 16:19:58 GMT
An update to the wiki would be nice, if you have the time.

B.

On 23 August 2011 16:59, Martin Hewitt <martin@thenoi.se> wrote:
> Right, I've managed to get it up and running, suffice it to say the documentation on
the wiki is out of date.
>
> Should I post my process here or is there a better place for me to put it?
>
> Martin
>
> On 23 Aug 2011, at 16:15, Martin Hewitt wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I've been struggling to bring up CouchDB on a new server running CentOS 6.
>>
>> I've installed Spidermonkey from source using the instructions at http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Installing_SpiderMonkey
but get the error:
>>
>> configure: error: Could not find the js library.
>> Is the Mozilla SpiderMonkey library installed?
>>
>> I have libjs.so in /usr/local/lib64 and have tried
>>
>> ./configure --with-erlang=/usr/lib64/erlang/usr/include --with-js-lib=/usr/local/lib64
>>
>> But still get the error.
>>
>> The Wiki page mentions the --with-js-include option, but I'm not sure what it's looking
for, so not sure what value to use for this option.
>>
>> I can't install js-devel from yum because it requires version 5.8.8 of perl and I've
got 5.10.1 (and have spent 12 hours trying to piece together a 5.8.8 install to no avail).
>>
>> I had no errors when compiling Spidermonkey.
>>
>> Any help would be hugely appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Martin
>
>

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