[Ardour-Users] Ardour 3.0 build problem

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Thu Oct 8 17:14:33 PDT 2009

On 10/09/2009 10:52 AM, Henry W. Peters wrote:
> But that is just it... I know this, & have seemed to get all the 
> appropriate dependencies up to THOSE ONES (maybe 8 of them)! I found 
> not even the non "-dev" versions of those I listed... (except the 
> headers for "header boost/weak_ptr.hpp" etc., which may be another 
> kind of problem (?)), & basically, looked thru the wiki on 
> installation... & found no instructions on *those* items.
> I have built (say) Ardour 2.xx quite a few times... struggling with 
> installation of the dependencies, etc., with some differing versions 
> of my distro (Ubuntu), got the program to run, but had digital audio 
> input  problems (probably sound card, etc., compatibility?) with it... 
> so Ardour as a *functioning* program (I have been doing digital audio 
> for maybe 15 years, much of which was with Pro Tools, when I ran Mac 
> OS, pre version 9.0), as is (the so-called "stable" version), is 
> strictly a hypothetical, for me; point is, to reiterate, & emphasize, 
> version 2.xx is not a useable program for me... I was hoping to see if 
> there were issues that might have been resolved, so that I could 
> reconsider utilizing Ardour.
> So if you are saying, even if you know better (re installation) & have 
> problems where documentation is not (at the least) apparently 
> available... too bad... or what? & are you really saying you (who ever 
> "you" is) are not interested in some one actually trying to learn? 
> That would be just too sad.

I just recently upgraded to f11 and installed the -devel packages and 
ardour-3.0 compiled for me yesterday with no problems.

Maybe it's your base system that is too far out of date and you need to 
upgrade that first before you can get ardour-3.0 to build smoothly.


Patrick Shirkey
Boost Hardware Ltd

> Henry
> Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>> On 10/09/2009 07:20 AM, Henry W. Peters wrote:
>>> Is this an "official" position... ?
>> Pretty much yes.
>> You will need to get the -dev or -devel versions of the deps that are 
>> missing in order to compile.
>> Cheers.
>> Patrick Shirkey
>> Boost Hardware Ltd

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