> A group of us have noticed Audacity's features "as bundled"with the
> Mandrake distro, and would/ really/ like to be able to compile it
> ourselves. From Fedora to Debian, we just can't seem to get it right.
> Some of us are experienced developers, but just don't know why 1) the
> wxWidgets item is such a problem (seems to be an #include reference is
> "out to lunch"), and 2) there does not seem to be any form of a
> standard-usage makefile to control the compile-link sequences. We are
> hopeful that if we could just get these two items out of the way and
> resolved, we could probably handle the rest on our own.
> As much as we like the app, the main platform we would like to use
> is Fedora Core version 3 or 4. Debian would do OK, too, but some of us
> are not that ready for its hardy "sports-car-mechanic" nature just yet.
> Is there anything available as a proven means to get this app to
> compile and link reliably? Any sincere comments are welcome.
It's always compiled fine for me providing you have the right dependancies
on the system. If you use a distro that does it, you also need the
matching -devel packages:
wxGTK-2.4.x, non-unicode build
libogg, libvorbis >=1.1.0
The makefile system is essentially standard autotools, with the addition
of looking in the lib-src directory for static link libraries of some libs
that aren't commonly on the system like libsoundtouch and expat. See
./configure --help for details of what configuration options are possible.
If there is a specific build error, please post at least the last two
screens worth of messages so it is clear what is going on.