[PD] Compiling Pd in Sabayon

Miller Puckette msp at ucsd.edu
Fri Jan 17 16:53:54 CET 2014

This is not really an answer (of course it would be nice if the "automake"
think worked!) but speaking for my self, I only compile Pd the 'dumb' way:
cd pd/srcv
make -f makefile.gnu

(If you want jack support you have to throw 'make' a flag to enble it).


On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:50:15PM +0200, Alexandros Drymonitis wrote:
> Having had some problems with audio drop outs in Ubuntu, I am now giving
> Sabayon 14.01 a try. I'm trying to compile Pd, ./autogen.sh seemed to work
> fine, but when I type ./configure --enable-jack things go wrong. At the end
> of configure I get these messages:
> ./configure: line 15417: syntax error near unexpected token `JACK,'
> ./configure: line 15417: `    PKG_CHECK_MODULES(JACK, jack, have_jack=yes,
> have_jack=no)'
> configure: error: ./configure failed for portaudio
> I checked line 15417 in configure, but doesn't make any sense to me,
> unfortunately..
> plus some other stuff that don't seem write (out of intuition, not
> knowledge or experience) for example:
> checking machine/soundcard.h usability... no
> checking machine/soundcard.h presence... no
> checking for machine/soundcard.h... no
> checking for _oss_ioctl in -lossaudio... no
> I also got lots of warnings when I typed make, like:
> msgfmt --check --tcl --locale=af -d . af.po
> af.po:6: warning: header field 'Language' missing in header
> Don't know if this helps, the messages from configure are quite a lot, I
> could post them if it's more helpful. I have Jack1 installed (there might
> be some issues there with memory allocation, but that should go to Jack's
> list, don't know if this influences Pd's compilation) and ALSA.
> I've been posting a lot on this Linux and Pd issue of mine lately, but I do
> wanna give this combination a try...sorry if I irritate anyone..

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