[arch-proaudio] ardour buildscript

David Runge dave at sleepmap.de
Thu Feb 8 18:18:39 UTC 2018

On 2017-12-27 20:40:12 (+0100), Joakim Hernberg wrote:
> 1. sed -i 's/python ${SRC}/python2 ${SRC}/' libs/pbd/wscript is not
> needed this has been fixed in the source a long time.  The only thing
> we have to do is to run python2 waf configure as the script already
> does.
> 2. configure it like this:
>         configure --prefix=/usr --configdir=/etc
>                         --with-backends="jack,alsa,dummy" \
>                         --libjack=weak \
>                         --optimize \
>                         --cxx11 \
>                         --ptformat \
>                         --no-phone-home
> He said there is no need to build the documentation on the users
> machine.  Add the dummy backend which improves on functionality.
> Optionally add the experimental --ptformat option which gives initial
> support for opening pro tools session in ardour.  This is a work in
> progress but they have understood the XOR based encryption and are in
> the process of clean room reverse engineering the format. 
I have updated the build script accordingly. A new version just hit
Apart from the features mentioned above, the PKGBUILD now also uses an
auto-generated .desktop and mime .xml for XDG integration.
The only downside is manually installing some hicolor-icon-theme
pictures, but I'd rather do that than maintaining a separate .desktop

Thanks for the input, Joakim!


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