[Ardour-Dev] Shared objects

John Anderson ardour at semiosix.com
Thu Sep 20 23:15:19 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-09-19 at 08:09 +0000, John Emmas wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "John Anderson" <ardour at semiosix.com>
> >
> > scons install will copy all the relevant files to either /usr
> > or /usr/local, depending on what was specified with PREFIX=.
> >
> > scons --help in the top level ardour source directory will tell you the
> > current value of PREFIX is.
> >
> Thanks John,
> It turned out that PREFIX was set to /usr/local/ but this brings up
> something new.  Back in the days of Ardour 0.99 (and even with the early
> beta version of 2.0) Ardour seemed to get installed under /usr/local/libs/
> but again, the version in that location is an old version.  It doesn't seem
> as though anything's been updated there since I upgraded to the proper
> release (V2.0.5).  Until now I just assumed that this was a deliberate
> change but now I'm not so sure.  Scons definitely isn't copying anything
> there in my case but from what you said, is sounds as if it should be.

Generally when packages are installed into /usr/local, the libraries end
up in /usr/local/lib. Ardour however puts them all
into /usr/local/lib/ardour2


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