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From Paul Joseph Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: I can’t relax. I broke my couch upgrading dependencies. What might this error mean?
Date Sun, 02 Aug 2009 09:29:35 GMT




On Aug 2, 2009, at 5:02 AM, Oliver Boermans <boermans@gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/8/2 Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com>:
>> Hmm, two more things:
>>
>> make dist-clean (or distclean) && make
>
> I’m not sure what the result of this should be. Should I be doing a
> make install next to reinstall?
>

The idea was to remove all partial build products and start from  
scratch. Is it still not working if you re-untar?

>> Or, blow away the directory and rebuild. Normally I'd say "git reset
>> --hard HEAD && git clean -fxd && ./bootstrap && ./configure
&& make
>> dev" but you said tarball and I'm not entirely sure on the "reset to
>> just untarred state" target is.
>
> Not sure I follow you…
> I downloaded a copy of apache-couchdb-0.9.1.tar.gz from
> http://couchdb.apache.org/downloads.html
> I have deleted the uncompressed copy of the directory before trying:
>
> ./configure && make && sudo make install
>
> from a fresh copy.
>
> Should I instead get it from git or svn (http://svn.apache.org)?

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