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

Thomas G. Willis tom.willis at gmail.com
Sat Mar 11 13:38:42 PST 2006

On 3/11/06, Andrew Johnston <andyandtaya at gmail.com> 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 =)

Man, gentoo makes me feel like a moron. I build j2ee systems or a living too
:) Anywho looking forward to the howto, I haven't quite figured out this
emerge thing yet, I guess apt has spoiled me.

If anyone cares to post some how to install ardour on gentoo I'd appreciate
it. I'm not getting this masked package deal yet.

Thomas G. Willis
America, still more rights than North Korea
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