Looks like there's a few hoops to jump through to get CouchDB going on OS X at the moment.
Here's a few things to try:
If you get the following:
Error: spidermonkey dependency readline was built with the following C++ standard library: libstdc++ (from clang) This is incompatible with the standard library being used to build spidermonkey: libc++ (from clang)
brew reinstall readline --env=std and
brew reinstall spidermonkey --env=std
You might need to add the
unixodbc too if that plays up.
For a missing crypto library
init terminating in do_boot (no_crypto) configure: error: Could not find the Erlang crypto library.
xcode-select --install brew reinstall erlang brew install couchdb
So far, these steps have worked for me.
And lastly for reference, these are the start messages you get just after a succesful install of CouchDB with Homebrew:
To have launchd start couchdb at login: ln -sfv /usr/local/opt/couchdb/*.plist ~/Library/LaunchAgents Then to load couchdb now: launchctl load ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.couchdb.plist Or, if you don't want/need launchctl, you can just run: couchdb