[Ardour-Users] Hm...

Matt Zagrabelny mzagrabe at d.umn.edu
Tue Aug 31 14:14:43 PDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 3:58 PM, John Rigg <au at jrigg.co.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 02:14:59PM -0400, Thomas Vecchione wrote:
>> Unfortunately this will never fix the main problem we have with
>> Ubuntu, namely their packaging is constantly out of date and that
>> there are almost always bugs particular to their package because they
>> refuse to build it how it is recommended.
> The problem with trying to run up-to-date versions of Ardour
> on Debian-based distros is that even in Debian testing and unstable
> (some of which goes into Ubuntu) some of the dependencies for
> compiling Ardour are often not recent enough versions to work.
> I use Debian stable, but I'm used to compiling a lot of Ardour's
> dependencies rather than use the Debian packages (and unless I'm
> mistaken, I've seen it mentioned on this mailing list and/or ardour.org
> that Debian based distros are not recommended for those who want an
> easy Ardour installation).

I've used Ardour on a few different Debian unstable systems; I think
it went pretty smooth.

-matt zagrabelny

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