[Ardour-Users] Missing shared object (that isn't missing)

porl sheean porl42 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 16:15:07 PST 2009

is it to do with an ldconfig? i often find odd messages like that are
fixed by running 'sudo ldconfig'.


2009/2/25 John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali.co.uk>:
> Sorry, I meant to post this to ardour-users but I posted to ardour-dev by
> mistake
> Don't know if anyone will be able to help with this....  This morning I
> booted up to find that my Linux installation (64studio) was corrupted.
> Fortunately, I back up the entire 64studio partition on a regular basis and
> the last backup was only a few days ago.
> On my desktop I have an icon which starts Ardour by running a script.  The
> script ends in this line:-
> exec /usr/local/lib/ardour2/ardour-2.4.1 $*
> After restoring the recent backup I double-click on the icon and Ardour
> launches, exactly like it always did.  However, I can no longer launch
> Ardour from a command line.  If I type these commands into a terminal:-
> cd /usr/local/lib/ardour2
> ./ardour-2.4.1
> I now get this error:-
> error while loading shared libraries: libardour.so: cannot open shared
> object file: No such file or directory
> This has always worked in the past.  I can see that "libardour.so" is
> definitely in the right folder and in any case, Ardour runs fine if I launch
> it from its icon.  So I did a "scons --clean", followed by a full rebuild
> from source, followed by "scons install" but I still seem to be getting the
> same problem.  Can anyone hazard a guess at what might have gone wrong?
> Thanks,
> John
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