[ardour-dev] Compiling on Etch (was Hi everybody)

D R Holsbeck drh at niptron.com
Fri Jan 5 10:26:46 PST 2007

Thanx for the reply.

Ive moved onto XUbunto for now, just for something different.

Ill try compiling on that, as soon as I get this #$%@W# windows
fileserver migated to Samba. The crap I have to do for money ;-)

I definetly want to try Ardour2 though.


On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 23:34 +0000, John Rigg wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 10:29:10AM -0600, DuWayne Holsbeck wrote:
> > Just got a new Core2 Duo box, and I figured I would try Ardour2 on it.
> > 
> > I got everything loaded (debian etch), got the SVN to compile, but when
> > I try to run Ardour2 it seg faults as soon as it tries to load the sse
> > optimizations. I noticed a warning about binutils, and the version on
> > the box is 2.17-3, which supposedly has issues with linking Ardour. But
> > it did build.
> Compiling Ardour2 on Etch isn't straightforward. Etch uses libgtk2.0-0
> version 2.8 (2.10 is needed) and libcairo2-0 version 1.2.4 (1.2.6 is
> needed for GTK 2.10). There are packages in Experimental with recent enough
> version numbers, but Experimental currently uses a different libc6 version
> so it's possibly a good idea to compile Cairo and GTK2 from source.
> (I also had a look in Ubuntu 2.10 archives in case they were more
> recent, but it looks like a similar situation).
> The other dependencies for GTK2 are up to date enough in Etch,
> according to the info on gtk.org.
> However I don't know if gcc-4.1 in Etch is recent enough - I notice
> there's a report on ardour.org forum about a compiler crash with Ardour2
> beta10 on Arch Linux but there aren't any compiler details. Arch
> currently appears to use a slightly more recent version of gcc 4.1 than
> Etch, which is a little worrying.
> I'll report back when I get time to try it on my own system (hopefully
> in the next few days).
> John

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