[Ardour-Users] LV2 plugs

Kim Cascone kim at anechoicmedia.com
Wed Aug 26 19:50:32 PDT 2009

> Thomas Vecchione wrote:
>> There is a compilation switch (LV2=1 IIRC).
>>          Seablade

> If the package isn't available, then you can build the plugins from 
> source (plugins are generally fairly easy to compile). LADSPA Plugins 
> need to be installed in either /usr/lib/ladspa, /usr/local/lib/ladspa 
> or in a directory mentioned in your LADSPA_PATH environment variable. 

> LV2 plugins need to installed in either /usr/lib/lv2, 
> /usr/local/lib/lv2 or a directory mentioned in your LV2_PATH 
> environment variable. 

but this text on the Ardour site leads me to believe that the LV2 plugs 
should just work in the regular distribution of Ardour...is this not the 

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