[Ardour-Users] lv2 plugin location.

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Fri Mar 11 01:33:53 PST 2016

On 03/11/2016 09:27 AM, Will J Godfrey wrote:
>> On 03/10/2016 09:45 PM, Will J Godfrey wrote:
>> Ardour uses liblilv to interface with lv2, just like `lv2ls`.
>> The liblilv we ship with binaries from ardour.org comes with liblilv
>> configured as
>>    ./waf configure
>> --default-lv2-path='~/.lv2:/usr/local/lib/lv2:/usr/local/lib64/lv2:/usr/lib/lv2:/usr/lib64/lv2'
> When I started this experiment there was no LV2_PATH set at all.

if the environment variable is not set, the built-in default-lv2-path
from liblilv is used.

> I compiled the source fetched via git. There must be something really screwy
> going on with my system. I've discovered that I get the same problem with
> muse3 :(

Maybe you have different versions of liblilv? /usr/local/lib /usr/lib/
/lib64  ??

In any case, to test you could grab a copy from
http://nightly.ardour.org/ (which includes its own copy of liblilv,
distro independent, goes to /opt/Ardour...  and also includes an


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