[LAU] [LAD] [FFADO-devel] [ANN] FFADO 2.0 Release Candidate 1 (1.999.40) available
nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed Dec 10 21:45:58 EST 2008
On Sun, 2008-11-23 at 00:57 +0100, Pieter Palmers wrote:
> The FFADO team is proud to announce the first release candidate for
> FFADO 2.0.
> This release candidate is intended to collect feedback about the library
> under wide-spread usage. The code should be free of major bugs.
> We are looking for packagers that are interested in creating packages
> for their favorite distribution. Please contact us if you can help us
> out with this.
I'm working on Planet CCRMA (Fedora) packages based on Jarod Wilson's
spec file. There is something missing from rc1 which is a way to easily
install in a destination directory that is not PREFIX. The package build
environment does not have write access to, say, /usr, and installs in a
"buildroot", for example /var/tmp/faado/ (and inside that you have usr/,
Usually programs include something like DESTDIR= to set that directory
so that the install can be "redirected" without compromising all the
internal paths and references which should still point to PREFIX.
> Release and download information:
> Currently, the installation options are:
> * manual build from source
> * semi-automatic build from source into a 'sandbox'
> * APT repository for Ubuntu Gutsy and Hardy (possibly others)
> Please test and report issues at our TRAC at http://subversion.ffado.org/
> or at the mailing list (ffado-devel at lists.sourceforge.net). Please take
> note of http://subversion.ffado.org/wiki/WritingGoodTickets when
> reporting bugs.
> We ask all users of FreeBoB that are not yet testing FFADO to try this
> release candidate. Note that FFADO can co-exist with FreeBoB without any
> problems, so you can revert back to your original setup very easily.
> Pieter Palmers
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