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From Matthew King <automatt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Call for testing: couchjs branch
Date Mon, 03 Mar 2008 20:11:55 GMT
Mac OS X 10.4.11 on Intel
JavaScript-C 1.6 2006-11-19

bootstrap, configure, make, and install all worked.
CouchDB starts, and the test suite passes (except for the intentional  
conflict).

On Mar 3, 2008, at 4:20 AM, Christopher Lenz wrote:

> Hey all,
>
> we've been working on a branch that would remove the SpiderMonkey  
> sources from the CouchDB repository, so that we could instead treat  
> SpiderMonkey as a normal external library dependency.
>
> See <http://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.tech.js-engine/ 
> browse_thread/thread/e3dd995b4a6fbed9/1c9b1653cfe91c2b> for some  
> background.
>
> So what we've done on the "couchjs" branch is to add a simple C  
> wrapper around the SpiderMonkey lib (src/CouchDB/couch_js.c) that  
> implements only those parts of the JS shell that we actually need  
> for the view server, with the minor modifications we need. And of  
> course the build system was adjusted so that SpiderMonkey is  
> detected as an external dependency.
>
> The branch has now come so far along that it "worksforme", so I'd  
> like to ask anyone who's interested to check out the branch, do the  
> build and run some tests, and report back problems (or, hopefully  
> at least in some cases, the absence of problems ;).
>
> Thanks,
> --
> Christopher Lenz
>   cmlenz at gmx.de
>   http://www.cmlenz.net/
>


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