[CM] what linux?

Heinrich Taube taube at uiuc.edu
Thu, 21 Feb 2008 18:18:37 -0600

i think the juce maintainer filed a bug :
	> Since the bug was discovered in August this year I'm sure there  
will be an update for this soon.
but this message was in 2006...

the "solution" that im aware of is to wait for package update libxcb  
1.1 on fedora. im not sure when that happens which was why i was  
casting about for another linux distro.

> On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 17:37 -0600, Heinrich Taube wrote:
>> hi nando, there is a deadlock that occurs in juce apps in fedora 8,
>> here is a link to the discussino about that a student here (Andrew
>> Burnson) sent to me after he encountered the problem:
>> http://www.rawmaterialsoftware.com/juceforum/viewtopic.php?p=13943&sid=7c2ffb67ea97f6bda6790017ec7547ba
>> i think the issue is that the linux juce maintainer is using a
>> compatibiliy lib called XCB and the version that is required is not  
>> in
>> the fedora distro.
> Have you filed a bug in redhat's bugzilla? ('cause it is a bug)
> -- Fernando
>> juce works great in my old planetccrma (fedora 3)  but that release
>> solong in the tooth now its not easy to update apps and software  
>> base.
>> On Feb 21, 2008, at 5:26 PM, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 17:16 -0600, Heinrich Taube wrote:
>>>> can anyone recommend a well supported linux that i can (easily)
>>>> install on an older dell?
>>>> my first choice would be planetccrma except there is some issue
>>>> with a
>>>> fedora X library and juce that im not sure i can solve beyond  
>>>> waiting
>>>> for the next release of fedora.
>>> What issue are you having? I have juce in the Planet CCRMA
>>> repositories...
>>> -- Fernando
>>>> my next choice would be gentoo but their livecd doenst even boot.
>>>> these are the only linux versions that i know work well (well, at
>>>> least planetccrma works well but ive heard good things about  
>>>> gentoo)
>>>> anyway i dont want an installer that boots me in a shell as  
>>>> superuser
>>>> and tells me to run fdisk! (my second attempt at booting gentoo)
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