[Ardour-Dev] Launching Ardour (Mixbus actually) from a command line

Carl Hetherington lists at carlh.net
Thu Jul 15 04:38:06 PDT 2010

On Thu, 15 Jul 2010, John Emmas wrote:

> Message for Paul or Ben....  I just tried you on IRC but it's probably a bit early yet.
> I'm trying to track down a problem for Ben and have just built Mixbus 
> this morning (on Linux).  To track the problem down I needed to add some 
> debugging to print stuff to stderr.
> Strangely though, I can no longer launch Ardour (Mixbus) from my command 
> line.  It still launches fine from my desktop icon but if I open a 
> terminal window, navigate to /usr/local/lib/ardour2/ and type 
> "./ardour-2.8.11" I see this error:-
> error while loading shared libraries: libardour.so: cannot open shared 
> object file: No such file or directory
> Needless to say, libardour.so is present.  I can see it - and I can 
> launch Mixbus from a desktop icon, so it must be functioning.  Any idea 
> why I can't launch from a command line any more?

Is libardour.so in the ld's path (LD_LIBRARY_CONFIG) ?
If so, try running ldconfig as root.



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