[LAU] Compiling vamp-sdk and Rubber Band on Ubuntu Studio 64

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Sat Aug 30 02:06:11 EDT 2008

v4hn wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 08:33:13PM -0400, Darren Landrum wrote:
>> Robin wrote:
>>> Not a specific answer: Pkgconfig files are usually installed when you
>>> install <packagename.>-dev packages.
>>> If it is available via your distro install the apt-file package. Run
>>> apt-file update, then apt-file search <filename>(get this from error
>>> message when compiling) to find the required package.
>> As amazingly handy of a tool that is, and thank you for pointing it out 
>> to me, I'm afraid it doesn't help in this instance. When I run the 
>> ./configure on Rubber Band, I get this error:
>> --------------------------
>> checking for Vamp... configure: error: Package requirements (vamp-sdk) 
>> were not met:
>> No package 'vamp-sdk' found
>> Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
>> installed software in a non-standard prefix.
>> Alternatively, you may set the environment variables Vamp_CFLAGS
>> and Vamp_LIBS to avoid the need to call pkg-config.
>> See the pkg-config man page for more details.
>> --------------------------
>> The thing is, I have the vamp-sdk compiled, and I tried to install it, 
>> but it still didn't help at all. There's some kind of package management 
>> trick I obviously don't know anything about.
>> -- Darren
> You mentioned, that you have to install vamp-sdk manually, so is there a
> 'vamp-sdk.pc'(or some other .pc-file) you missed? I'd guess the configure of
> Rubber Band is asking pkg-config for information on vamp-sdk,
> where pkg-config searches for some .pc-file in /usr/lib/pkgconfig which
> contains information on vamp-sdk and returns a 'not found' if there is none.

Hmmm, I did a search in my repositories (Debian Etch Lenny/Sid) and it 
reports "vamp-plugin-sdk". Same thing? It also mentions a couple of libs 
- libvamp-sdk1 and libvamp-hostsdk2.

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