[Ardour-Users] Ardour 4.4 released

jonetsu at teksavvy.com jonetsu at teksavvy.com
Sat Oct 17 13:21:58 PDT 2015

On Fri, 16 Oct 2015 07:48:25 -0400
Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:

Thank you very much for this update.

One question before I install it:

> Linux distributions built with the latest version of the GNU C
> Compiler (gcc5) have recently started to become available. There are
> no issues for most users but if you use plugins written in the C++
> language then they must be compiled with the same version of gcc used
> to build Ardour (or any other plugin host). Robin Gareus has already
> done the required work to create gcc5-built versions of Ardour, but
> for now they are available only on the nightly site
> <http://nightly.ardour.org/>. A future release will see them
> available via the official release site. If you do not use these
> plugins, then any version of Ardour will work on your Linux system,
> regardless of which version of gcc it was built with.

I use Linux Mint 17 x86_64 which has gcc 4.8.  I have only compiled the
Calf and guitarix plug-ins, the rest is from the distro.  I have no
idea which ones could have been made using C++.  What could be the
result for existing projects using plugins if I install 4.4 ?  


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