Riak on windows

Timothy Perrett timothy at getintheloop.eu
Wed Nov 25 18:22:04 EST 2009


Thanks Justin,

That is pretty much what I expected - thanks for the reply! I tried to tell my friend that windows was not the path to development enlightenment, alas, he didn't listen! haha.

Cheers, Tim

On 25 Nov 2009, at 21:19, Justin Sheehy wrote:

> Hi Tim,
> 
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 4:13 PM, Timothy Perrett
> <timothy at getintheloop.eu> wrote:
> 
>> Just sat here with a friend of mine hacking some nosql - he's running windows
>> (yeah, i know...) and i'd like to get him setup... are there any options?
> 
> Riak is only supported on UNIX-shaped operating systems at this time.
> It is known to work well on various Linux flavors, FreeBSD, OSX, and
> others.  None of the core developers use windows, and none of the
> commercial users of Riak do either, so there is little incentive.
> 
>> Is it even possible?
> 
> Certainly.  If someone finds it worthwhile to make Riak support
> windows without adding any problems, we are quite likely to accept
> patches.
> 
> -Justin
> 





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