Cannot Install Riak

Clinton Shryock clint at ctshryock.com
Thu Jun 21 14:50:15 EDT 2012


Can you detail or post any links to your solution? Someone may come across this thread in the future with a similar problem.

+Clint

On Jun 21, 2012, at 1:28 PM, Nick Tune wrote:

> Hahah would you believe it!!!
> 
> I just did a bit of googling to fix that problem and it worked.
> 
> I got 4 nodes running on my home machine really easy.
> 
> Finally I can wind-down for the day. 
> 
> Thanks guys
> 
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 7:13 PM, Nick Tune <nick.tune at 7digital.com> wrote:
> Ok it is definitely one of those days. I've come home and tried to install on my home pc. And now I get this error:
> 
> Compiled src/etop_txt.erl
> ==> rel (generate)
> ERROR: Unable to generate spec: read file info /usr/lib/erlang/man/man1/precat.1 failed
> make: *** [rel] Error 1
> 
> Thanks for all your help. I think I'll just come back to riak another day once my mind is cleared of this disaster.
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 6:27 PM, Swinney, Austin <Austin at vimeo.com> wrote:
> Hey Nick,
> 
> Not solving your problem, but I known the excited-why-wont-this-work-right-now sentiment.  I had a riak cluster up and running in very little time using Centos 5.6 and the rpm's from basho (riak-1.1.1-1.el5.x86_64.rpm). No errors, and as I recall, no requirements.   Adding addition nodes is no time at all.  But then, my stuff is on ec2 using:
> 
>  RightImage_CentOS_5.6_x64_v5.6.35 (ami-991adcf0)
> 
> Best of luck,
> 
> Austin
> 
> On Jun 21, 2012, at 12:55 PM, Nick Tune wrote:
> 
>> Now I've got an ubuntu VM and I'm getting this error:
>> 
>> Command 'generate' not understood or not applicable
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 5:48 PM, Nick Tune <nick.tune at 7digital.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Nick Tune <nick.tune at 7digital.com>
>> Date: Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 5:25 PM
>> Subject: Re: Cannot Install Riak
>> To: Bogunov <bogunov at gmail.com>
>> 
>> 
>> Hello,
>> 
>> Thanks for the help. I made some progress and I got it working using the 1.1.2 build.
>> 
>> But I wanted to try multiple nodes on local machine which requires a build from source. Now I'm getting more issues.
>> 
>> Please see here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11139149/escript-riak-1-1-2-rel-riak-erts-5-8-5-bin-nodetool
>> 
>> Thanks for your time. Sorry if I sound moody. This just annoyed me because I was so excited to play with riak and erlang. ah well - such is life.
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 5:23 PM, Bogunov <bogunov at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Its possible what you don`t have one of required libraries, it seems you  are missing something from protobuf requirements, try building from scratch manually.
>> just cd to protobuff dir and ./configure and make.
>> 21.06.2012 19:30 пользователь "Nick Tune" <nick.tune at 7digital.com> написал:
>> 
>> 
>> >
>> > After pulling down riak from get, I get the following error when running make rel:
>> >
>> > ./rebar compile generate
>> > ==> cluster_info (compile)
>> > ==> lager (compile)
>> > ==> poolboy (compile)
>> > ==> protobuffs (compile)
>> > make: *** [rel] Error 1
>> >
>> >
>> > I've had an awful experience getting riak setup. I've wasted two hours messing around and it still doesn't work. Please improve the experience for other users. 
>> >
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