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From Dave Cottlehuber <>
Subject Re: CouchDB buildroot troubles
Date Fri, 23 May 2014 16:53:10 GMT
From: Jasper B
Date: 23. Mai 2014 at 11:16:37
Subject: CouchDB buildroot troubles

> Hello,  
> Recently i have been trying to get CouchDB to work in a custom buildroot configuration.
> Unfortunately, due to its many dependencies, this has been a struggle at best.  
> Buildroot does come with several packages required for CouchDB:  
> taglib (version 1.9.1)  
> ICU (version 51.2)  
> Erlang (17.0)  
> openSSL (1.0.1g)  
> libcurl (7.36.0)  
> This leaves us with missing spidermonkey and couchDB packages. Also, the Erlang version
included in Buildroot seems to be too new for couchDB, creating extra problems.  
> Has anyone managed to get CouchDB working in buildroot, and if so, are your makefiles
publicly available?  
> Kind regards,  
> J. B.  

Hi Jasper

I’ve no experience with buildroot (you may want to share some more details) but the current
rc.5 tarball has Erlang 17.0 support. You can find details on that in the dev list and see
how you get on

Presumably you’ll expand on buildroot & whatever OS combo this is running on.


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