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From "Dennis Sacks" <dennis.sa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: building couchdb from svn
Date Thu, 17 Apr 2008 11:59:06 GMT
Matt, after I apply that patch, do I just run ./configure again or do I need
to do something else first? I don't know how configure.ac gets used in the
process ...

Dennis

On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 4:53 AM, Matt Goodall <matt.goodall@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 17/04/2008, Dennis Sacks <dennis.sacks@gmail.com> wrote:
> > ./configure  outout errors with this:
> >
> >  checking for JS_NewContext in -ljs... no
> >  checking for JS_NewContext in -lmozjs... no
> >
> >  configure: error: Could not find the js library.
> >
> >  Is the Mozilla SpiderMonkey library installed?
> >
> >  I specified --with-js-lib=/usr/local/lib or without (doesn't seem to
> matter)
> >
> >  libjs.so is in /usr/local/lib, and /usr/local/lib is in the ld cache. I
> >  verified JS_NewContext exists as a symbol in libjs.so ...
> >
> >  Help?!
> >
>
> Try applying the attached patch to configure.ac.
>
> I had this problem on an Ubuntu machine. gcc doesn't seem to like
> having non-existent directories, e.g. /opt/local, in its paths.
>
> Let me know if it works for you too and I'll submit a patch to the
> issues tracker.
>
> - Matt
>

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