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@@ -36,7 +36,9 @@ Other tools:
* Download the ICU binaries built with VS2008.
-* Download and build the hg trunk/branch of seamonkey.
+* Download and build the same version of spidermonkey the version of couch
+ requires - at time of writing this is 1.8. Different versions will not
+ work (ie, at time of writing, 1.8.1 does not work with couch).
Build Environment
@@ -64,7 +66,7 @@ Set the following variables:
Add a couple of directories to the PATH:
- $ export PATH=$PATH:$ERL_TOP/erts-5.6.5/bin:$WIN_SDK_TOP/bin
+ $ export PATH=$ERL_TOP/erts-5.6.5/bin:$PATH:$WIN_SDK_TOP/bin
If you are building with a binary distro of Erlang:
@@ -81,11 +83,8 @@ If you are building Erlang from sources, then executing
"eval `./otp_build env_win32`" as per the Erlang build instructions,
will have set everything up, including the CC, LD etc variables.
EXCEPT - PATH must be adjusted such what 'which erl' lists the erl.exe
-you built rather than the 'erl' script in the cygwin_tools directory.
-You must also set a CFLAGS environment variable to '-O2' - ie:
- # export CFLAGS=-O2
+you built rather than the 'erl' script in the cygwin_tools directory as shown
+in the PATH example above.
And we should be ready to bootstrap and build
@@ -109,12 +108,12 @@ Now we need to run a complicated configure command-line.
--with-win32-icu-binaries=path/to/icu-binaries/include \
--with-erlang=path/to/erlang/erts-5.6.5/include \
- --prefix=/cygdrive/path/to/erlang/releasec
+ --prefix=/cygdrive/path/to/erlang/release/win32
-* 'path_to_seamonkey_include' will be the 'build-xxx/dist/include' dir under
- seamonkey in cygwin format (ie, /cygpath/...)
-* 'path_to_seamonkey_lib' is the 'build-xxx/dist/lib in cygwin format.
+* 'path_to_seamonkey_include' and 'path_to_seamonkey_lib' are in cygwin
+ format, and their location will depend on the version of spidermonkey
+ you are building.
* 'path/to/icu-binaries' should be in cygwin format.
* The other paths should be somewhat obvious, but are in Windows format
with forward slashes (eg, c:/...).

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