buzztard project status 01/06/2010

The packaging continued – I found a Gentoo overlay that has buzztard packages, as well as packages for arch Linux. The later brought up some issues as Arch Linux uses –as-needed when linking. An article in the Gentoo documentation suggests that its not a good idea to use this by default. To cut the long story short – normally (without that option) the order of libraries in the linker invocation did not really matter. When using –as-needed only libraries that are actually used are linked in. To make that work one has to put needed libraries behind libraries that need them. If you want to try this on your own software:
LDFLAGS=”-Wl,–as-needed” ./

The Debian packages that have been made recently are nice too. All packages undergo various checks, among a spell-checker of strings in binaries.

As planned I worked a bit more on undo/redo. I have it now implemented and in use for some case in the pattern editor. I also added unit tests to verify the stack logic.

I also managed to finished some work I had started at the Linux Audio Conference – copy and paste of machine parameters between patterns and the machine property window.

54 files changed, 2174 insertions(+), 699 deletions(-)

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