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From Jason Smith <...@iriscouch.com>
Subject Re: Installing CouchDB on CentOS 5.6
Date Wed, 01 Jun 2011 03:15:44 GMT
I just updated the documentation. I am pretty sure the EPEL repos and
the ruby versions are not necessary anymore because all the Build
CouchDB code has been made backward-compatible.

Anyway, glad to hear it works; good luck!

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 10:10 AM, Jim R. Wilson <wilson.jim.r@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Jason,
>
> I finally succeeded in getting couchone/build-couchdb working, next time
> I'll use iriscouch.
>
> I didn't want to add the EPEL repo, so I built ruby 1.9.2 and git 1.7.0 from
> scratch as well (it's turtles all the way down).
>
> Thanks for build-couchdb - making this exquisitely painful installation
> process merely mildly irritating :)
>
> Now on to node...
>
> -- Jim
>
> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:32 PM, Jason Smith <jhs@iriscouch.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi, Jim. A slightly newer version is at
>> https://github.com/iriscouch/build-couchdb. It has only minor
>> differences. Sorry for the confusion.
>>
>> My feeling is build-couchdb is *easier* but not *easy* per se. Anyway,
>> I use it every day.
>>
>> CentOS is a first-class platform for build-couchdb. If you (or anyone)
>> has issues, please let me know either by email or by a GitHub bug
>> report. Thanks!
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 9:18 AM, Jim R. Wilson <wilson.jim.r@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Thanks Dave,
>> >
>> > Looks like erlang can't find crypto:start/0:
>> >
>> > ** exception error: undefined function crypto:start/0
>> >
>> > I'm stepping back to try build-couchdb[1] to see if that resolves the
>> > issues.  I'd totally be using Ubuntu if this wasn't for work, where we've
>> > standardized on CentOS.
>> >
>> > [1] https://github.com/couchone/build-couchdb
>> >
>> > -- Jim
>> >
>> > On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:07 PM, Dave Cottlehuber <dave@muse.net.nz>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >> On 1 June 2011 13:49, Jim R. Wilson <wilson.jim.r@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > Thanks Pasi - this is a great start.
>> >> >
>> >> > After download/build/installing erlang, curl and couchdb, when I run
>> >> couchdb
>> >> > nothing happens.  That is, it just hangs.  ps shows that some erlang
>> >> process
>> >> > is running, but there's no stderr or stdout.
>> >> >
>> >> > Did you run into this problem?  Or, more generally, how do you
>> >> troubleshoot
>> >> > couchdb before it starts listening on 5984?
>> >> >
>> >> > Thanks in advance for any help,
>> >> >
>> >> > -- Jim R. Wilson (jimbojw)
>> >>
>> >> Common issues are missing permisssions or erlang modules that prevent
>> >> the erlang vm from getting to start couch, or incorrect spidermonkey /
>> >> xulrunner bits.
>> >>
>> >> By using couchdb -i this then provides you with access to the erlang
>> >> shell as it starts. Then try:
>> >>
>> >> crypto:start().
>> >> couch:start().
>> >>
>> >> which on my working system shows:
>> >>
>> >> Apache CouchDB has started. Time to relax.
>> >> [info] [<0.36.0>] Apache CouchDB has started on http://0.0.0.0:5984/
>> >>
>> >> 1> crypto:start().
>> >> {error,{already_started,crypto}}
>> >> 2> couch:start().
>> >> {error,{already_started,couch}}
>> >> 3>
>> >>
>> >> That will likely help sort out what's failing.
>> >>
>> >> Also check out if you've not already:
>> >> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Installing_SpiderMonkey
>> >> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Installing_on_OSX for permissions issus
>> >>
>> >> A+
>> >> Dave
>> >>
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Iris Couch
>>
>



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