[Consortium] Re: Linux audio workstations
sama at miu-ft.org
Tue Sep 28 13:11:35 EDT 2004
but I think I missed the initial part of this thread - I can't
understand what the problem is.
Can someone point me in the right direction?
>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel James <daniel at linuxaudio.org> writes:
> Hi Sili,
>> Please forgive me for my english.
> No need - your English is fine.
>> For audio stuff we should stop crusade. We should choose one
>> GUI paltform.
> I'm inclined to agree. I know a lot of people are choosing
> Fluxbox because of the low resource overhead.
>> I saw only two application that runs on any linux distro with
>> easy installation without using make, configure etc and
>> spending time to install additional libraries if required
>> (Netscape and openoffice).
> Perhaps they were static binaries, with all the libraries
> compiled in. Although that's a good way to make sure an
> application will install without dependencies, I don't think
> it's particularly efficient. In my view, the best solution is a
> robust package management system such as apt or urpmi. Apt is
> used by both DeMuDi and Planet CCRMA at home, while Thac's RPMs
> for Mandrake uses urpmi.
>> You should seriously consider what i wrote above as future
>> standards for audio application listed in distros.
> While there is the freedesktop.org initiative for general users,
> I don't think anyone has attempted to set compatibility
> standards for Linux audio workstations. At the moment, I'd
> expect that most of the adaptation work is falling on the binary
> package maintainers.
>> Its time to do right thing and not just talking about it.
> I'm in 100% agreement with you there!
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