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From CGS <cgsmcml...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: FW: Linux Alternatives for CouchDB
Date Tue, 25 Oct 2011 16:30:33 GMT
Oh! Forgot. You need to add suffix "-2.13" to the executables which are 
in autoconf-2.13/bin if you want to use the command autoconf-2.13.



On 10/25/2011 06:05 PM, CGS wrote:
> 1. autoconf-2.13: http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/autoconf/autoconf-2.13.tar.gz
> 2. tar xzf autoconf-2.13.tar.gz
> 3. cd autoconf-2.13
> 4. export PWD=$(pwd)
> 5 ./configure --prefix=$PWD --exec-prefix=$PWD (just to avoid to use 
> root)
> 6. make
> 7. make install
>
> And you have all the autoconf-2.13 in $PWD/bin ready to use it. If you 
> want to use it without path:
>
> 8. export PATH=$PATH:$PWD/bin
>
> You don't need to go in js/src as the git brings directly the src 
> directory. So, just position yourself in spidermonkey directory and 
> follow the rest of the instruction. When you configure CouchDB, don't 
> forget to set --with-js-include= and --with-js-lib= to point toward 
> spidermonkey/dist/include and spidermonkey/dist/lib.
>
> I took these from my .bash_history, so, some variation may exist.
>
> Cheers,
> CGS
>
>
>
> On 10/25/2011 04:46 PM, Clarke Bishop wrote:
>> Sam&  CGS, I took your advice! I'm going to try to stay with Ubuntu 
>> 11.10.
>>
>> But, I've got spidermonkey problems.
>>
>> I've been following: http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Installing_on_Ubuntu
>>
>> I got down to ./configure, and got this error:
>>
>> configure: error: Could not find the js library.
>>
>> Is the Mozilla SpiderMonkey library installed?
>>
>> Then, I followed CGS' advice and did this:
>>
>> git clone git://github.com/membase/spidermonkey.git
>>
>> Now, I've got spidermonkey, but I can't figure out how to install it.
>>
>> https://developer.mozilla.org/En/SpiderMonkey/Build_Documentation 
>> said to do this:
>>
>> cd js/src
>> autoconf-2.13
>> ./configure
>> Make
>>
>> But, I don't have a js/src directory. I also don't have autoconf-2.13 
>> installed. Do I need this?
>>
>> Thanks for patience and help for all of you. Sorry, I'm so slow with 
>> it all!
>>
>>     Clarke
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Sam Bisbee [mailto:sam@sbisbee.com]
>> Sent: Monday, October 24, 2011 11:50 AM
>> To: cbishop@resultantsys.com
>> Subject: Re: Linux Alternatives for CouchDB
>>
>> This is your best bet: 
>> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Installing_on_Ubuntu
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> -- 
>> Sam Bisbee
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 11:27 AM, Clarke Bishop
>> <cbishop@resultantsys.com>  wrote:
>>> Are there any good instructions somewhere for handling the 
>>> spidermonkey dependency and for installing on Ubuntu 11.10?
>>>
>>> Either way, I'm going to have to learn whichever Linux distro, so I 
>>> really don't care which one. Ubuntu seems to offer some nice GUI 
>>> tools which is why I picked it. I only installed version 11.10 
>>> because I did not anticipate the problems I'm having. I really don't 
>>> care about that either.
>>>
>>> Thanks to all for your help!
>>>
>>>    Clarke
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Sam Bisbee [mailto:sam@sbisbee.com]
>>> Sent: Monday, October 24, 2011 11:13 AM
>>> To: user@couchdb.apache.org; cbishop@resultantsys.com
>>> Subject: Re: Linux Alternatives for CouchDB
>>>
>>> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Clarke Bishop
>>> <cbishop@resultantsys.com>  wrote:
>>>> I am setting up a development environment to learn CouchDB. But, 
>>>> I'm using
>>>> Windows.
>>>>
>>>> I tried Cygwin, but kept running into various problems. So, I 
>>>> decided to
>>>> switch to Linux running under VMware. I still think this is the best
>>>> direction.
>>>>
>>>> I downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu (11.10) and installed it. 
>>>> But,
>>>> then I discovered that CouchDB 1.1 support was limited, and I 
>>>> haven't been
>>>> able to get CouchDB installed.
>>> Hi Clarke,
>>>
>>> I have been running CouchDB since 0.9.x on various versions of Debian
>>> and Ubuntu. It can be a pain to install because of the spidermonkey
>>> dependency, but that's gotten a ton easier.
>>>
>>> What is the issue that you are seeing when trying to install?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Sam Bisbee
>>>
>>>
>


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