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Old 11-24-2013, 01:20 AM   #1
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pulse audio and slackbuilds issue


hi,

I am trying to build pulseaudio with slackbuilds.

http://slackbuilds.org/repository/14...io/pulseaudio/

I downloaded both the 2.0 from the link on the slackbuilds site and also tried 4.0 from the builders site.

I adjusted the slackbuilds script for 4.0 but run into the same error either way.

I downloaded json from the link on the slackbuilds for pulseaudio and also grabbed the latest I could find from the builders site again.

https://s3.amazonaws.com/json-c_rele...ses/index.html

this is the error I get building pulseaudio

Code:
no package 'json' found

Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
installed software in a non-standard prefix.

Alternatively, you may set the environment variables LIBJSON_CFLAGS
and LIBJSON_LIBS to avoid the need to call pkg-config.
See the pkg-config man page for more details.
hmm json built fine installed fine I am slackware64 but it installed to /usr/local/lib so I added that to /etc/ld.so.conf and ran ldconfig and pulseaudio not seeing it. scratching head, rebooted still same pulseaudio build error not finding json.
 
Old 11-25-2013, 12:45 AM   #2
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14.0 > Audio > pulseaudio (2.0)

pulseaudio is a networked sound server for Unix-like operating systems
and Microsoft Windows. It is intended to be an improved drop-in replacement
for the Enlightened Sound Daemon (ESOUND).

Pulseaudio will need a pulse group/user to run. You can add one with
# groupadd -g 216 pulse
# useradd -u 216 -g pulse -d /var/lib/pulse pulse
See http://slackbuilds.org/uid_gid.txt for details on the uid/gid assignments.

Optional deps: jack-audio-connection-kit, avahi, lirc, libasyncns, orc

This requires: speex, json-c <=========================================

Maintained by: drhouse
Keywords: esound,daemon,pulsed,pulse,esd,sound,multimedia,server,pulseaudio
install those speex, json-c .
I do a lot of multimedia I have no use for pulse I used to keep a build of it for my friends. I think I still have the gpg-key some where
read the readme slackbuild team have done a great job. it is not finding json-c in you /usr/lib(64)/pkgconfig/ or is the wrong version. all these builds have been tested on a fresh system.

Oh yes those Optional deps: jack-audio-connection-kit, avahi, lirc, libasyncns, orc they really do help.
if I was you I would uninstall the json-c and rebuild it with the slack build scripts or at least configure set your prefix to the system 64 bit way and that is prefix=/usr libdir=/usr/lib64
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it is a big deal to keep your programs in sync.
I just built it using the sbo scripts and it worked fine. but all my dependencies are the same/ pkgconfig is pointing it some where else.
this tell me the configure program on pulse looks for /usr/lib64 /usr/local/lib64

Last edited by Drakeo; 11-25-2013 at 01:05 AM.
 
Old 11-25-2013, 07:25 AM   #3
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hmm I really appreciate all the feedback. this is a fresh install of 14.1 with a few slackbuild and tgz packages added nothing exotic (chrome, vlc, etc...) so I decided to do just that

I just did slackpkg clean-system and updated nothing to update so wanted to make sure I've moved all the sources and stuff I have already grabbed to a Downloads/Storage and made Downloads/fresh to figure this out.

so now to check my variable and start again.

Last edited by rcorkum; 11-25-2013 at 07:25 AM. Reason: typo
 
  


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