[LAU] CLAM 1.4.0

Giso Grimm gg3137 at vegri.net
Mon Mar 8 16:38:29 EST 2010

thanks! Unfortunately the debian package dependencies are broken (fun.ui
is contained in two dependent packages):

$ sudo apt-get -f install clam-networkeditor
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B/3,571kB of archives.
After this operation, 8,614kB of additional disk space will be used.
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y
(Reading database ... 244761 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking clam-networkeditor (from
.../clam-networkeditor_1.4.0-1_i386.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing
/var/cache/apt/archives/clam-networkeditor_1.4.0-1_i386.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/share/networkeditor/example-data/fun.ui',
which is also in package clam-networkeditor-examples 0:1.4.0-1
dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for menu ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

- Giso

David García Garzón wrote:
> The CLAM project[1] is delighted to announce the long awaited 1.4.0 release of 
> the C++ framework for Audio and Music, code name '3D molluscs in the space'.
> [1] http://clam-project.org
> In summary, this long term release includes a lot of new spacialization 
> modules for 3D audio; MIDI, OSC and guitar effects modules; architectural 
> enhancements such as typed controls; nice usability features for the 
> NetworkEditor interface; convenience tools and scripts to make CLAM experience 
> better; enhanced building of LADSPA plugins and new support for LV2 and VST 
> plugin building; a new easy to use application to explore songs chords called 
> Chordata; many optimizations, bug fixing and code clean ups.
> Many thanks to the people who contributed to this release, including but not 
> limited to the GSoC 2008 students and all the crew at Barcelona Media's Audio 
> Group.
> Some details follow:
> * Chordata is a new CLAM application which offers a user friendly way to 
> explore the chords of your favourite songs, using already existing technology 
> in the CLAM framework but with a much simpler interface. [2]
> [2] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVmkIznjUPE
> * The spacialization module and helper tools, contributed by Barcelona Media 
> [3] audio group, turn CLAM in tandem with Blender and Ardour, into a powerful 
> 3D audio authoring and exhibition platform.[4] 
> [3] http://barcelonamedia.org 
> [4] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSfqJUIAiXk
> * Typed controls extend CLAM with the ability to use whichever C++ type as the 
> message for a control. So, not just floats, but also bools, enums, integers, or 
> envelopes can be sent as asynchronous controls. Examples on boolean and MIDI 
> controls are provided.
> * NetworkEditor has been ported to the QGraphicsView [5] framework. Dealing 
> with heavy networks such the big ones used in Barcelona Media have pushed 
> many usability enhancements into its interface: multi-wire dragging, wire 
> highlighting, default port and control actions, network and in-canvas 
> documentation... [6]
> [5] http://doc.trolltech.com/latest/qgraphicsview.html
> [6] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kt0WDmvMwo
> * It also made necessary to provide a tool such clamrefactor.py to perform 
> batch high level changes to clam network XML files such as renaming processing 
> types, ports, or configuration parameters, changing configuration values, 
> duplicating sets of processings, connecting them...
> * Music Annotator application now is designed to aggregate several sources of 
> descriptors and update them after edit. Descriptors are mapped to a work 
> description schema that can be graphically defined. Also semantic web 
> descriptor sources to access webservices such as MusicBrainz have been 
> implemented.
> You can download sources, windows, debian and ubuntu packages from the 
> download page[7]. Contributed binaries for other platforms are welcome.
> [7] http://clam-project.org/download/ 
> See also:
> Screenshots: http://clam-project.org/wiki/Development_screenshots
> Youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/group/clamproject
> Detailed changelog: http://clam-project.org/clam/trunk/CLAM/CHANGES
> Version migration guide: http://clam-project.org/wiki/Version_Migration_Guide

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