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From Nick North <nort...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Installing CouchDB from Source: Problem Installing SpiderMonkey1.8.5
Date Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:12:44 GMT
Sorry - I meant *building* on Windows rather than *installing* in the last
email.

Nick


On 17 April 2014 16:11, Nick North <north.n@gmail.com> wrote:

> If you're installing on Windows, then I recommend
> https://github.com/dch/glazier. This documents the process we use to
> create the Windows CouchDb distribution, so is reasonably up to date as
> several of us follow it every time there is a release.
>
> Nick
>
>
> On 17 April 2014 15:37, Mike Marino <mmarino@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Omar,
>>
>> This is really a question for the SpiderMonkey list, though chances are
>> that fixing this problem will also mean your environment will be (better)
>> set up to build couchdb.  As a caveat, I have limited experience with
>> cygwin, but I can still tell you what that error message means.
>>
>> configure runs and determines if it can actual compile/generate
>> executables
>> on your system.  What that error message is telling you is that it can't,
>> which normally means:
>>
>> 1.  a compiler is not installed
>>
>> or
>>
>> 2.  It can't find the compiler (it's not in your path, or perhaps the CC
>> environment variable is not getting automatically set)
>>
>> Have a look at config.log to figure out which command was actually run and
>> failed.  Without knowing this, I can only guess what the problem is, but I
>> would guess you may need to define CC directly:
>>
>> ./configure CC=/path/to/your/compiler
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Mike
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 4:21 PM, Omer Yousaf <
>> omer.yousaf@northbaysolutions.net> wrote:
>>
>> > Hi,
>> > In installing CouchDB from source I am stuck at the installing
>> > SpiderMonkey1.8.5 step. In order to run the ./configure command for
>> couchdb
>> > I must specify paths "--with-js-lib" and "--with-js-include" but
>> failing to
>> > install SpiderMonkey prevents me from doing so. I have tried to install
>> > spidermonkey by doing following steps:
>> > 1) unpack js185-1.0.0.tar.gz and libmozjs185-devel-1.0.0-3.tar.bz2
>> packages
>> > 2) cd to js-1.8.5\js\src folder
>> > 3) run the command: ./configure
>> >     or:  ./configure
>> >
>> >
>> --with-js-lib=/cygdrive/c/cygwin/home/omer.yousaf/src/js-1.8.5/js/src/usr/lib
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> --with-js-include=/cygdrive/c/cygwin/home/omer.yousaf/src/js-1.8.5/js/src/usr/include
>> > I get the error "configure: error: installation or configuration
>> problem:
>> > C++ compiler cannot create executables".
>> > Can you guide me as to how to get spidermonkey installed. Just FYI, I am
>> > using this page for instructions on how to build couchdb from source
>> > https://github.com/apache/couchdb/blob/master/INSTALL.Windows.
>> > Best Regards,
>> > Omer Yousaf
>> > NorthBay Solutions, Lahore
>> >
>>
>
>

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