[LAU] compiling calf plugins

Philipp Überbacher hollunder at lavabit.com
Wed Sep 29 11:29:10 UTC 2010

Excerpts from Philipp Überbacher's message of 2010-09-29 00:06:47 +0200:
> Excerpts from Julien Claassen's message of 2010-09-28 23:36:51 +0200:
> > Hello everyone!
> >    I ried to compile the newest calf plugins again, well maybe not the newest, 
> > two weeks ago. and I find, that it still REQUIRES QT to build. That isn't a 
> > good thing for me. For even when I install the necessary tools, I obviously 
> > haven't the necessary tools, because it doesn't compile.
> >    Question: Wouldn't it be possible to have configure options for ladspa, lv2 
> > and possibly dssi (if there is any). so I can decide to build ladspa only, 
> > which won't require QT at all. Or is the QT environment so tightly bound into 
> > the code, ta it wouldn't matter either way?
> >    Kindly yours
> >             Julien
> Hi Julien,
> I doubt it needs qt, but it seems to currently depend on gtk2. I don't
> think it's possible to build them with gtk2 atm., but maybe kfoltman
> will read this and can help you with it. I agree that it would be nice
> if the gtk2 dependency was optional.

I just talked to kfoltman on IRC, he doesn't read this list. Calf should
auto-detect whether gtk2 is available and act accordingly. If it doesn't
work as it should, file a bug or write a mail to kfoltman.


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