[ardour-users] x86_64, Ardour and LADSPA

David Snopek xevol at newtonave.net
Thu Dec 2 07:11:13 PST 2004

Jason Russler said:
> Hi all, I've recently been able to compile Ardour (and thus everything it
> needs) on an Athlon64 system running Fedora Core 3 - hairy stuff and
> totally
> not worth it.  The only thing I'm missing is a sufficient number of LADSPA
> plugins since almost none of them will compile into 64-bit binaries -
> there
> are a few however.  Before I go back and recompile Ardour and the entire
> list of dependencies as 32-bit binaries I'd like to know if there's anyone
> else that's had any success with Ardour on an x86_64 system in 64-bit
> userland and if they have any pointers, suggestions or recommendations.
> I'm thinking about blasting by 64-bit Linux install in favor of a 32-bit
> install to simplify package management - dual arch is a pain - I guess I
> want a reason not to  :O)

I run Ardour with all the LADSPA plugin packages I am aware of under
Gentoo Linux on an Athlon64.  It works great!  Maybe, Fedora has problems?
 My system is 100% 64-bit.  If yours is mixed 32/64 could that be it?

Thank you.
  -- David Snopek

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