[Ardour-Users] A couple of puzzles
Will J Godfrey
WillGodfrey at musically.me.uk
Sun Aug 23 10:17:54 PDT 2015
On Tue, 18 Aug 2015 02:51:48 +0200
Robin Gareus <robin at gareus.org> wrote:
> On 08/17/2015 09:21 PM, Will Godfrey wrote:
> > when configuring, Ardour calls for 'lilv-0' >= 0.21.3
> > but I'm running debian jessie and that has 0.20.0
> That's current SVN from http://svn.drobilla.net/lad/ it is not yet
> released. Ardour is preparing for the future :)
> Ardour.org binaries are build with hand-selected svn snapshots:
> > Also, the build summary says:
> > * ALSA Backend : False
> That is an optional alternative to JACK (like ASIO, Coreaudio).
> run ./waf configure --with-backends=jack,alsa,dummy
> for example.
> The only benefit of Ardour's ALSA backend is that it allows ont to
> calibrate and configure hardware midi-port latencies (jack cannot
> currently do that).
> Some users also find it simpler to use (setup), but on GNU/Linux there
> is little reason to not use JACK.
> > Yet it seems to compile and run quite correctly, and LV2 works (as implemented
> > in yoshimi).
> > What functionality am I losing?
> LV2 related: proper LV2 preset load/save. Reloading presets when they
> are changed is broken with lilv 0.20.0. Also non-existing state files
> will crash.
> Furthermore here are also subtle changes/fixes regarding external state
> data (symlinks) and a hell of a lot of efficiency improvements
> (sord/serd tree-storage) in the unreleased lv2-stack (lad svn repo) as
> well as portability fixes.
Thanks for the explanation.
It wasn't me! (Well actually, it probably was)
... the hard part is not dodging what life throws at you,
but trying to catch the good bits.
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