[PlanetCCRMA] Plugins

Brendan Jones brendan.jones.it at gmail.com
Fri Jan 17 01:54:37 PST 2014

On 01/12/2014 07:15 PM, Martin Tarenskeen wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Jan 2014, Donald Steven wrote:
>>   All,
>>   Can I collect LADSPA and LV2 plugins from various sources -- including
>>   other distros -- in a folder (say on a USB backup drive) which I can
>>   then copy to the appropriate /usr/lib/... or /usr/lib64/... directory in
>>   the current or next version of Fedora (or any distro), or must I
>>   reinstall these each time I work up a new install?
>>   For example,
>>   #cp /backupdrive/usr/lib64/ladspa/* /usr/lib64/ladspa
> In many cases this won't be a problem. But sometimes you can get problems with
> incompatible (new) versions of shared libraries. In those cases such plugins
> will have to be re-compiled using the latest libraries on the distro you want
> to use.
> It's also possible to use the ladspa, lv2, or dssi plugins while keeping them
> on you backupdrive by setting the environment variables LV2_PATH, LADSPA_PATH,
> or DSSI_PATH to point to the directories where these plugins can be found.
What Martin said - ignore my post (sorry Martin - my mail client had 
hidden your reply).

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