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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Windows support
Date Thu, 04 Jun 2009 07:38:56 GMT

On 4 Jun 2009, at 03:55, Li Zhengji wrote:

> For DB compaction, I think that besides to ask Erlang/OTP team to
> modify BEAM VM, a patch to the VM is also easy and possible.
>
> For example, I have sent a patch to user list:
>
>> Here is a quick fix for R13B(5.7.1) beam.smp.dll
>> (MD5:4c733eaef7f8619cbac0c9a4b84e20d2):
>>
>> Change the byte at 0xB5720 from 0x03 to 0x07. Enjoy DB compaction.

This is a pretty cool hack (if it works, I haven't tried), but byte- 
patching
binaries is not a solution I'd like to support :) -- It's good however  
to know
that it works and we can go find out what source to change to get to the
same behaviour.

Cheers
Jan
--



>
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 1:27 AM, Damien Katz <damien@apache.org> wrote:
>> I was once again reminded we need to add proper Windows support for  
>> CouchDB
>> when Mark Hammond provided a very nice patch to provide a windows  
>> version of
>> a couchdb unix script. (Thanks Mark!)
>>
>
> -- 
> Li Zhengji
>


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