[ardour-users] Setting up a gentoo box for ardour

Pasi Karppinen pasi.karppinen at pp6.inet.fi
Sat Mar 11 11:48:37 PST 2006

Andrew Johnston wrote:

> Okay in answering my own question I thought I'd post it to help anyone 
> else.  I looked at the package script from the gentoo portage site, 
> and saw that it was looking explicitly for fltk, and if it wasn't 
> installed then it wouldn't compile the hdspmixer and hdspconf.  So I 
> just added it to my USE flags and emerge went and fetched fltk first, 
> and then whalla! 
> So I'm happy now, after two straight days of compiling I have a bare 
> bones ardour system...I will be writing up a little howto soon, so 
> others don't have to go through such a steep learning curve.
> Keep it up ardour fans...the revolution has just begun...
> Andy J =)
Wow, that's excellent news! Congratulations! You were able to get there 
very fast, so I believe you are quite experienced user.

I think it's a great idea to write "howto" for others, who are not that 
experienced. See, this is how we, who do not do programming can do 
something to contribute. Thank you!

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