[ardour-users] Installation problems

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sun Jul 24 11:43:10 PDT 2005

On Sun, 2005-07-24 at 08:47, Steve Robinson wrote:
> I have discovered what broke my KDE desktop.
> I tried to install jack-d via Synaptic Package Handler
> when jack wasn't working. This was what dismantled my
> desktop. I won't do that again.
> When I installed jack via Synaptic I got the following
> error:
> Access of CD device /dev/cdrom resulted in error:
> Input/output error

On which distribution and version??

> So I tried installing it using the instructions on
> http://jackit.sourceforge.net/download/
> $ cvs
> -d:pserver:anonymous at cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/jackit
> login 
> [Hit <enter> if it asks you for a password]
> THIS FAILED....said directtory :/cvsroot/jackit not
> found
> ------------------------------------------------
> $ cvs -z3
> -d:pserver:anonymous at cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/jackit
> co jack
> [copious output]
> $ cd jack
> I tried this and it seemed to work so I moved on to:
> $ ./autogen.sh
> THIS FAILED...........said:
> Putting files in AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR, `config'.
> ./autogen.sh: line 22: aclocal: command not found
> aclocal $ACLOCAL_FLAGS where $ACLOCAL_FLAGS= failed,
> exiting...

You need the proper development tools. You may be missing libtool,
automake and autoconf. 

-- Fernando

> ------------------------------------------
> I have gone through and installed all the components
> that are listed in the BUILD document that came with
> Ardour. I also reinstalled GNU sed.
> So it is a problem installing Jack. Ardour attempts to
> run but says I have no JACK.
> Well that's where I am at now. If this rings a bell
> with anybody let me know but don't spend too much time
> sussing this out for me, I will try it on Suse as soon
> as I get a copy of that installed and will and report
> back to you all.
> I'm reluctantly tempted to pay for a copy of Linspire
> and just install it all with CNR.......oh the trials
> of noobishness. :(
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