[CLAM] Is this project still active (and still no Lucid packages)?

David García Garzón david.garcia at barcelonamedia.org
Tue Feb 15 05:31:44 PST 2011

On Friday 11 February 2011 21:05:05 David García Garzón wrote:
> On Monday 07 February 2011 17:38:30 Pau Arumí wrote:
> > El ds 05 de 02 de 2011 a les 13:29 +0100, en/na Mark Dammer va escriure:
> > > I just stumbled across CLAM and find the website and the software very
> > > inspiring. But I wonder if this project is still under active
> > > development. The fact that there are still no packages for Ubuntu
> > > 10.04LTS "Lucid" - what was discussed in the mailing lists since almost
> > > a year ago makes me wonder if this project is still under active
> > > development.
> > > thanks for any update, Mark
> > 
> > Hi Mark,
> > yes the project is well active. However the svn log is a better
> > thermometer of activity than the web or mailing list.
> > Lead developers/maintainers are working at BarcelonaMedia and using clam
> > extensively for prototyping their real-time systems. Therefore the main
> > activity is in the networks real-time infrastructure (including ladspa
> > and lv2 plugins), the NetworkEditor and python modules to generate and
> > modify networks.
> > Though most of the signal processing we develop at BM nowadays about
> > spatial audio is kept private, the CLAM infrastructure improvements are
> > always public and GPL.
> > 
> > About Ubuntu packages: David is your man i wait him to answer.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > P
> I am currently working on having ubuntu packages for maverick based on
> subversion snapshots. Once they are ready, at your request, i will try to
> backport them to lucid, but no warranty: last time i tried i found some
> show stopper dependency problems. I just don't want to expend too much
> time on that again, sorry.
> We are few developers and package building steal too much hours from
> developing the framework and its applications, which should be our main
> focus between releases. While we provide some binaries when we do a new
> release, packaging for every platform/distro/version should be something
> that people working on those platforms do.
> If you want to help but you can't maintain the packages yourself, please,
> file or vote bug reports for you distro asking for maintained CLAM
> packages. Thanks.
> As i have the packages I will send a new mail to the list.
> David.

Subversion based packages for maverick are built[1], just libs, plugins, 
NetEditor and chordata. Not even tested if they work properly (i am in natty) 
so please, give me any feedback on succes or failure.

[1] http://clam-project.org/download/linux-ubuntu-maverick/svnsnapshots/

Now trying to build for lucid[2], although i got the expected dependency 
problems i think i found some solutions, which won't be accepted by debian 
policy guardians but allows the same packaging work in both lucid and 

[2] http://clam-project.org/download/linux-ubuntu-lucid/svnsnapshots/


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