Subject: [linux-audio-user] Re: strange problems with snd
From: Paul (set_AT_pobox.com)
Date: Sat Sep 14 2002 - 04:25:48 EEST
Dave Phillips <dlphilp_AT_bright.net>, on Fri Sep 13, 2002 [02:21:48 PM] said:
> Hi, Nathaniel:
> Your system's Motif may in fact be LessTif. I've been having troubles
> with that build lately, though Marco Trevisani has built and used it
> (under Debian IIRC). I recommend the OpenMotif group's version instead
> of Lessif.
I had problem which sounds exactly like this-- little
dotted rectangles instead of characters-- in a few different
applications in certain places-- mostly gtk+ things-- it was rare
but puzzling. Eventually, I solved it by running the font server
xfs for all my fonts.
In my case, I blame the xserver; I run a 3.3.6 server
with a 4.2.x environment (ie. everything is xfree 4.2.x except
> I think your second problem is due to an out-of-date Guile. Version
> 1.6.0 is now available (check Google for Guile) but I haven't heard yet
> from anyone build Snd with it. I use version 1.5.6, I think that's now
> available on the CCRMA ftp server.
There is a work around provided... load this before you
load the extentions:
(load-from-path "fix-optargs.scm") ; this is needed for guile < 1.5
This is working for me with guile 1.4, snd-6 and your
> Best regards,
> == Dave Phillips
> The Book Of Linux Music & Sound at http://www.nostarch.com/lms.htm
> The Linux Soundapps Site at http://linux-sound.org
> Nathaniel Virgo wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I'm having some odd probems getting the snd soundfile editor to work and I
> > was wondering if anyone can help me out.
> > I compiled snd-6 from the sources and installed Motif, but when I start it up
> > the font is all messed up - there's a little square box instead of each
> > letter. This also happens when I build it --with-static-motif. Perhaps I'm
> > missing a font file or something? (OS is debian if that helps)
> > Also, when I put a .snd in my home directory which includes Dave Phillips'
> > scheme files, I get a window with the error message
> > [17:09:54] Syntax error in fixed argument declaration.
> > ; (load ~/.snd)
> > (while loading "/home/nev/.snd")
> > any suggestions much appreciated,
> > Nathaniel.
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