[ardour-dev] Re: [ardour-users] Ebuild posted to bug.gentoo.org forardour-0.9beta29

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 10:02:18 PDT 2005

If the flag "VST" isn't referenced in the ebuild then it won't do
anything to the way Ardour is built.

If Ardour calls up other ebuilds as dependencies (Jack, Alsa,
whatever) and those use the VST flag then it would be passed to those
ebuilds and used.

- Mark

On 4/19/05, Polashek, Matthew <matthew_polashek at mcgraw-hill.com> wrote:
> I'm not near my Gentoo machine right now, but I'd be interested to see
> what happens when you do:
> USE="VST" emerge ardour[rest of package name]
> Matthew Polashek
> Get Firefox!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Knecht [mailto:markknecht at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 12:23 PM
> To: Polashek, Matthew
> Cc: David R. Bergstein; ardour-dev at lists.ardour.org;
> ardour-users at lists.ardour.org
> Subject: Re: [ardour-dev] Re: [ardour-users] Ebuild posted to
> bug.gentoo.org forardour-0.9beta29
> On 4/19/05, Polashek, Matthew <matthew_polashek at mcgraw-hill.com> wrote:
> > I think the Getoo folks told me I had to compile the VST stuff:
> >
> > "The Gentoo box I'm nearest to isn't very up to date, but the most
> > current version of Ardour on it doesn't seem to have USE flags for vst
> > and coremidi. In which case the OP would have to do something like
> > `ebuild unpack /path/to/ardour.ebuild` configure manually and then
> > `ebuild install /path/to/ardour.ebuild`."
> >
> > I haven't had time to figure this out yet.  Busy with performances.
> >
> Matthew,
>    All I looked at was the proposed ebuild in Bugzilla. It shows:
> rc_compile() {
>         # Required for scons to "see" intermediate install location
>         mkdir -p ${D}
>         scons DESTDIR=${D} PREFIX=/usr KSI=0 -j2
> }
> I think that this command will turn off KSI, which is on by default,
> but it will not turn on VST support which is off by default.
> I don't particularily need VST support. I'm just asking if it should
> be included as an option.
> Cheers,
> Mark

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