I use Debian Etch. Created a chroot environment to check exactly what libraries, packages and/or dependencies need to be solved in order to build from scratch.
debootstrap etch /some/where
Upon doing apt-get source ardour, downloading Steinberg SDK and pasting it into …/libs/fst, changing SConstruct from VST=0 to VST=1, I type
scons VST=1 and I get
Enabling VST support. Note that distributing a VST-enabled ardour
is a violation of several different licences.
Build with VST=false if you intend to distribute ardour to others.
Checking for pkg-config version >= 0.8.0… yes
Checking for gthread-2.0… yes
Checking for lrdf… yes
Checking for libgnomecanvas-2.0… yes
Checking for gtk±2.0… yes
Checking for jack… yes
Checking for samplerate… yes
Checking for glib-2.0… yes
Checking for libxml-2.0… yes
Checking for raptor… yes
Congratulations, you have a functioning C++ compiler.
system triple: i686-pc-linux-gnu
detected DIST_TARGET = i686
IndexError: list index out of range:
File “/tmp/ardour-2.1/SConstruct”, line 613:
x86_flags = flag_line.split (": ")[1:].split ()
Any idea about how to proceed? Googling is not helping that much…