[Ardour-Users] Trying to figure out what the problem is

Thomas Vecchione seablaede at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 04:33:40 PDT 2013

For the record, that isn't an icon either, that is the image that makes up
faders in Ardour, so if it doesn't load you dn't have much use for any
fader in Ardour, which is a fairly major problem as Paul already alluded


On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 7:26 AM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 6:54 AM, Wendy Van Wynsberghe <
> wendy at constantvzw.com> wrote:
>> Hey Rodrigo,
>> wow, that's pretty strange!
>> I have just reinstalled Ardour 2 through my package manager (synaptic)
>> --> but the same errors pop up.
>> ---> How can I fix this icon - and how strange
>> 1) it got corrupted
>> 2) is it so fix this - also how?
>> 3) everything jams on an icon!
> it is not corrupted.
> this is an error caused by your distribution. there is something wrong
> with the image loaders used by GTK. the error has been seen before, but is
> always system specific, and there is no known fix. i have spent several
> hours debugging it in the past, and it always come down to something having
> gone wrong with the GTK installation so that it can no longer load images
> of a specific type, but only in specific conditions.
> i have never been able to find a fix for it since there has never appeared
> to be anything wrong with ardour. everyone i can recall who has run into
> this problem has reported that using the binary build from ardour.org(which comes with its own version of GTK) fixes the problem for them.
> as for "jamming on an icon" ... the program rightfully considers it quite
> a major problem if loading a simple image file from disk does not work.
> --p
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