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From Nick North <nort...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Installing CouchDB from Source: Problem Installing SpiderMonkey1.8.5
Date Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:11:56 GMT
If you're installing on Windows, then I recommend
https://github.com/dch/glazier. This documents the process we use to create
the Windows CouchDb distribution, so is reasonably up to date as several of
us follow it every time there is a release.

Nick


On 17 April 2014 15:37, Mike Marino <mmarino@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Omar,
>
> This is really a question for the SpiderMonkey list, though chances are
> that fixing this problem will also mean your environment will be (better)
> set up to build couchdb.  As a caveat, I have limited experience with
> cygwin, but I can still tell you what that error message means.
>
> configure runs and determines if it can actual compile/generate executables
> on your system.  What that error message is telling you is that it can't,
> which normally means:
>
> 1.  a compiler is not installed
>
> or
>
> 2.  It can't find the compiler (it's not in your path, or perhaps the CC
> environment variable is not getting automatically set)
>
> Have a look at config.log to figure out which command was actually run and
> failed.  Without knowing this, I can only guess what the problem is, but I
> would guess you may need to define CC directly:
>
> ./configure CC=/path/to/your/compiler
>
> Cheers,
> Mike
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 4:21 PM, Omer Yousaf <
> omer.yousaf@northbaysolutions.net> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> > In installing CouchDB from source I am stuck at the installing
> > SpiderMonkey1.8.5 step. In order to run the ./configure command for
> couchdb
> > I must specify paths "--with-js-lib" and "--with-js-include" but failing
> to
> > install SpiderMonkey prevents me from doing so. I have tried to install
> > spidermonkey by doing following steps:
> > 1) unpack js185-1.0.0.tar.gz and libmozjs185-devel-1.0.0-3.tar.bz2
> packages
> > 2) cd to js-1.8.5\js\src folder
> > 3) run the command: ./configure
> >     or:  ./configure
> >
> >
> --with-js-lib=/cygdrive/c/cygwin/home/omer.yousaf/src/js-1.8.5/js/src/usr/lib
> >
> >
> >
> --with-js-include=/cygdrive/c/cygwin/home/omer.yousaf/src/js-1.8.5/js/src/usr/include
> > I get the error "configure: error: installation or configuration problem:
> > C++ compiler cannot create executables".
> > Can you guide me as to how to get spidermonkey installed. Just FYI, I am
> > using this page for instructions on how to build couchdb from source
> > https://github.com/apache/couchdb/blob/master/INSTALL.Windows.
> > Best Regards,
> > Omer Yousaf
> > NorthBay Solutions, Lahore
> >
>

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