[ardour-dev] Fwd: [ardour-users] fst configure error
jesse at essej.net
Wed Oct 13 12:58:59 PDT 2004
Josh Karnes wrote on Wed, 13-Oct-2004:
> Yes, that's exactly what I have been doing, with RPMs from planet CCRMA.
> I had the 0.9beta19 RPM binary from planet CCRMA and it crashed when trying to
> edit any plugin. So I opened a bug on mantis, which you closed earlier this
> week with a reference to not being able to support fixes on binaries from
> uncontrolled distributions. So here I am, stuck... trying to get Ardour to
> _work_, and being instructed on mantis by the developer's implication that the
> fix for the bug, or at least the beginning of getting any attention for the bug,
> is to begin with installing from source, and then when I run into trouble, the
> ardour-users list forwards me here where it is suggested that I go back to the
> planet CCRMA RPM with the unfixable bug... hey I'd prefer to stick with the
> planet CCRMA RPM to begin with, but it doesn't work. It's tough on the one hand
> for you to suggest that we use RPMs or other method from planet CCRMA (I don't
> use apt because this machine's not on a network), and then bail out of fixing
> bugs that may be manifest in that method of distribution.
Well, in order to get a version with the latest bugfixes, your choices are either to
compile the latest source snapshot (can be non-trivial for the uninitiated), or to wait
until our next release when CCRMA will generate a new RPM for
> ... so... I just tried to build Ardour again and I'll type in all of the
> errors and post them here, because maybe they're real...
It is unfortunate that it isn't on the network, I assume there
is a reason you can't even set up temporarily. But, if you have
a floppy or USB flash drive, it would be easier to copy the compile
error output between the computers that way, rather than type it in manually.
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