supercollider 3.7.0 in alioth to try

Dan S danstowell+debmm at
Fri May 6 16:32:09 UTC 2016

2016-05-04 16:09 GMT+01:00 Felipe Sateler <fsateler at>:
> On 4 May 2016 at 11:57, Dan S <danstowell+debmm at> wrote:
>> 2016-04-26 19:23 GMT+01:00 Felipe Sateler <fsateler at>:
>>> On 25 April 2016 at 18:12, Felipe Sateler <fsateler at> wrote:
>>>> On 20 March 2016 at 12:52, Dan S <danstowell+debmm at> wrote:
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>> There's a new release of SuperCollider out (3.7) and I've imported and
>>>>> updated the packaging at pkg-multimedia/supercollider.git . It builds
>>>>> and works for me (on x64), and I'd like to ask others to have a look
>>>>> at it and consider testing/uploading it.
>>>> I reproduce the same failure as Hanno, also on x64:
>>>> /usr/bin/ld: ../../external_libraries/libtlsf.a(tlsf.c.o): relocation
>>>> R_X86_64_32S against `.rodata' can not be used when making a shared
>>>> object; recompile with -fPIC
>>>> ../../external_libraries/libtlsf.a: error adding symbols: Bad value
>>>> adding said -fPIC flag to tlsf target continues until:
>>> <snip>
>>>> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lQt5::OpenGL
>>>> Could you have a look?
>>> This seems to be a missing build-dep on libqt5opengl5-dev. It builds
>>> fine after that.
>>> BTW, why do we disable the testsuite?
>> (Sorry for the delay - didn't spot your second message)
>> Regarding the testsuite: IIRC it doesn't succeed on all archs, and
>> that's beyond our control. In 2013 you asked the same question, you
>> asked "Why disable the testsuite? After all, if it is failing, its for
>> a reason...." and my answer was the following:
>>> That's what I thought too at first. However it's not intended to be
>>> packaged (it doesn't build anything), and after discussion with the
>>> developer who actually made and maintains that testsuite, he wanted it
>>> that way... (It's not really a testsuite of supercollider, btw, I
>>> think covers the 'supernova' component.)
> Heh, sorry for forgetting about that. I added a comment to that effect
> to debian/rules.

Thanks. Also thanks for the suggested build fixes. Now I've upgraded
my OS I can finally confirm them, so I've pushed them (and proposed
them upstream too).


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