Building Riak Search on OS X

Fyodor Yarochkin fyodor.y at
Wed Aug 24 03:25:57 EDT 2011

had the same problem. The erlang version that comes from ports is too
old. So I had to buuld erlang from the source first.
And while building it make sure to enable crypto/openssl support as
well. Been while ago, but I can search for my notes, if you get stuck.

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 12:02 PM, Jeremiah Peschka
<jeremiah.peschka at> wrote:
> Has anyone managed to build Riak Search 0.14.2 on OS X? When I try with the version from homebrew (or pulling the riak_search-0.14.2 tag from github) I get the following error:
> Compiling src/riakclient.proto
> WARNING: option deprecated
> Config option 'fail_on_warning' has been deprecated
> in favor of 'warnings_as_errors'.
> 'fail_on_warning' will be removed once OTP R14B03 is released.
> Compiled src/riakc_obj.erl
> Compiled src/riakc_pb.erl
> src/riakc_pb_socket.erl:62: type ip_address() undefined
> make: *** [compile] Error 1
> When I attempt to follow the wiki directions for getting started with the pre-built packages, I download a tiny file that's not in a valid .tar.gz format and that's all she wrote.
> Thoughts? Experiences?
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