[PD] Deken not showing ELSE external and others on Raspberry Pi with Debian 12

Alexandre Torres Porres porres at gmail.com
Sat Feb 3 16:18:45 CET 2024

On Sat, 3 Feb 2024 at 09:55 Linux Rouen Normandie <linux.rouen at free.fr>

> Well - well, who said I have said that !? 😕

I can clearly be wrong with what you said, but then explain again please :)
I just remember something that you mentioned armv8 64 bits is really rare

> Now on my RPi 400, I'm running since few weeks the latest RPi OS 12 64-bit
> (Debian Bookworm).
> At least up to few weeks ago Else was not available for this platform,
> except the old v.1.0-0 rc-6.
> This why for each release I 'm building Else from its source code
> including the missing 4 objects [sfont~], [circuit~], [sfz~] and [plaits~].
> Here my understanding is for seeing the available librairies in Deken we
> need to change the Default platform 'Linux-armv8-32' to the User
> defined-platform 'Linux-arm64-32'.
> See the attached screen capture.

But shouldn’t it get it right without this?

> Best,
> Joseph
> ----------
> Le 03/02/2024 à 07:39, Alexandre Torres Porres a écrit :
> Hi, to add  on the discussion, Francisco talked to me in private and I
> asked him to bring this to the list.
> First, I stopped offering raspberry pi binaries for amv8 for a while now.
> Joseph (Linux ROUEN Normandie) said that that it'd be really rare for
> someone to use it, and Francisco is using it and needs it, so I'd like to
> get this straight. Apparently I should bother and offer these binaries
> again. Francisco, do you know why you need this and not something else?
> Joseph, can you join in the discussion and tell us again why this should
> not be necessary?
> Last release I have with 'armv8' binaries is rc6, still up in deken.
> Francisco confirmed they work, but it doesn't show up for him! I am now
> about to release rc11, and I keep only the 5 last releases in the serve so
> I don't take too much space, so rc6 is about to be deleted. I just uploaded
> (after Francisco's email) rc11 binaries for pi (armv6, armv7 and armv8).
> It's up in deken... I dont think I need the 3 of them, but is seems I need
> at least 2, right?
> Now, these uploaded packagee misses 4 objects, [sfont~], [circuit~],
> [sfz~] and [plaits~]. I need help compiling them for armv8 and whatever
> ELSE I need to provide, so what we have up there now is just a *test*
> until we can figure things out. The dekn system uploaded the packages as
> 'Linux-arm64-32 / Linux-armv7-32 / Linux-armv6-32'. Francisco seems to need
> 'Linux-arm64-32', ('armv8'), and it doesn't show.
> Em sex., 2 de fev. de 2024 às 21:50, Francisco Medeiros <
> excalibas at gmail.com> escreveu:
>>  Deken is not showing the ELSE external, nor many other externals
>> available for Linux-Arm64-32.
> see?
>> When starting deken says Platform detected: Linux-aarch64-float32" and
>> "Platform re-detected: Linux-armv8-float32".
> Why both? Now I wonder that maybe it should have detected
> 'Linux-arm64-32' instead? I don't know...
> cheers
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