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Added note on registry entry to fix Spidermonkey build problem.

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1 parent d25314c commit 786f41260e76c1fdb6419040464542bef4fbc93b @NorthNick NorthNick committed Jan 4, 2014
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@@ -198,8 +198,8 @@ the broken SDK version of `cvtres.exe` to get it out of the path:
## Set up required convenience links
- pushd c:\relax
- rd /s/q SDK VC nasm inno5 nsis strawberry
+ pushd c:\relax
+ rd /s/q SDK VC nasm inno5 nsis strawberry
mklink /j c:\relax\SDK "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.1"
mklink /j c:\relax\VC "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0"
mklink /j nasm "c:\Program Files (x86)\nasm"
@@ -222,7 +222,7 @@ Close all open command prompts. Now we're ready to go!
## Setting up the glazier build kit
pushd c:\relax
- git config --global core.autocrlf false
+ git config --global core.autocrlf false
git clone git://
mklink /j c:\relax\bin c:\relax\glazier\bin
@@ -332,6 +332,11 @@ these installed breaks compilation of js-185. If you're building with
the SDK 7.1 alone this is not required, but it's recommended to
follow the steps above anyway for safety.
+Note: start-mssvc10.bat may fail saying it cannot find the VS10 Common Tools. To fix this add a string value
+registry entry for computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Sxs\VS7\10.0 of
+“C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\” (without the quotes).
+There should be an existing 11.0 value that you can copy and modify.
## Building CouchDB itself
start `SDK prompt`, then shell.cmd, option (4) for R14B04.

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