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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CouchBase discontinues Single Server: now what?
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 15:48:39 GMT
On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 4:08 PM, Jason Sachs <jmsachs@gmail.com> wrote:
> CouchBase just recently announced that they were discontinuing Single
> Server. (http://www.couchbase.com/products-and-services/couchbase-single-server)
>
> This seems to leave CouchDB without a place to obtain prepackaged
> binaries for the major OSs (Windows/OSX/major Linux variants). The
> wiki (http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Installing_on_Windows) cites 3
> sources of binaries: Couchbase and two other individuals' sites which
> haven't been updated since fall 2010.
>
> Is there an alternative to CouchBase for obtaining binaries? I
> understand Apache has a habit of releasing source code rather than
> binaries, but there is immense value in a prepackaged binary and
> immense loss of value in not having a reliable source for them.
>
> --Jason

The refuge project and rcouch allows you to build such binaries:

https://github.com/refuge/rcouch

I will see what could be done to make them available for different platforms.

- benoit

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