[Ardour-Users] Ardour dependency dance,

Matt Zagrabelny mzagrabe at d.umn.edu
Mon Dec 14 13:52:11 PST 2009

On Mon, 2009-12-14 at 21:46 +0000, John Rigg wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 02:59:12PM -0500, Henry W. Peters wrote:
> > I'm giving Ardour another try, now, on Debian Lenny...  Trying to
> > install the GTK libraries, to satisfy all dependencies, to be able to
> > build & install Ardour from source,  I get the above error (in
> > bold). The first time I did an install of the GLIB files (<big><b>GLIB
> > (2.22.3)</b><small>)</small></big>, I may have messed up (didn't read
> > the 'install' file, my bad), & did <i>not</i> do  the 'rm
> > -rf/install-' etc. as indicated below...  so I tried again (after doing
> > a 'make clean'), hoping this will not mess me up too bad! (?) &
> > perhaps this is not the problem anyway... (but then again...?) Any
> > suggestions? <br>

Late to the thread, sorry.

You could also try a couple of other options if you are set on using
Debian (which is a good thing, IMHO :).

A) use sid. Ardour 2.8.4 works fine for me (with sid.)

B) use apt pinning to pull in required packages from squeeze/sid.


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