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

Rui Nuno Capela rncbc at rncbc.org
Sat Aug 30 10:52:27 EDT 2008

Darren Landrum wrote:
> v4hn wrote:
>> 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.
> I read through man pkg-config and found the relevant information, edited 
> and dropped the vamp.pc and vamp-sdk.pc files into place, and now, even 
> though Rubber Band's configure script now worked, it still couldn't 
> compile as it couldn't find the vamp libs. I really wish I knew why, and 
> why it is I'm having so much more trouble with this single lib then I've 
> ever had before with any other.
> I'm ready to give up with a story about why mainstream music on the 
> Linux desktop will never happen.

afaict, vamp-sdk is only needed to build the vamp-rubberband plugin. 
it's not really needed to build librubberband

i remember i've done this when once built librubberband on, aham, 
windows: edit and remove anything "vamp" from Makefile.in

oops, Chris Cannam might digress on this suggestion, though :o)

rncbc aka Rui Nuno Capela
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