[Ardour-Users] Ardour 4.6.0 built from source

Ingo Strüwing Ingo.Struewing at web.de
Sun Feb 7 04:14:17 PST 2016

Hi Klaumi,

Am 06.02.2016 um 23:34 schrieb Klaumi Klingsporn:
> Am / On Sat, 6 Feb 2016 23:12:39 +0100
> schrieb / wrote Ingo Strüwing <Ingo.Struewing at web.de>:
>> I downloaded the source package and built it on Ubuntu 15.10. I
>> followed the build instructions up to "./ardev".
>> The program calls itself Ardour 4.5.3 (built from revision
>> 4.5-3-gcf6a3af) and tells me, that version 4.6 has been released. Is
>> this expected? (A clone from git, and checkout from tag 4.6 results
>> in 4.6.0)
>> The program has less localized messages than the Ubuntu package. Is
>> there something, I can do, to improve this? (I copied the locale
>> files over from a demo version, which seemed to be a success on the
>> first glance, but it is probably not a safe bet.)
> It's not really an answer to your questions, but if you tried to
> compile ardour by yourself only because the version in Ubuntu 15.10 is
> very (better: too) old, you can also use my backport of the
> Debian-testing packages of ardour 4.6 for Debian-jessie/stable, which
> should also work on Ubuntu 15.10. You can find them at:
> http://apt.klaumikli.de/jessie

Thank you. I'll keep it in mind. Although I didn't find it difficult to
build Ardour from source. So far everything seems to work fine. Probably
my build does not have all features. But as long as I don't need them,
that may even be better. If I need more one day, I'll reconsider your


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