Re: esound on Solaris

Actually I got esd installed (I didn't even try before because the README said
Linux is the only thing that worked).  So all my problems related to that went
away and now I have a installation of Gnome that kinda works.


Quoting Gleef (
> On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Brian Kurotsuchi wrote:
> > I'm going through the process of compiling the source and have got up to
> > control-center.  Since Esound isn't supposed to work on Solaris, what do I do?
> > The configure script sounds like it is going to skip the relevant things, but
> > the make fails badly because the configure script did not create many of the
> > Makefiles (presumably because it couldn't find ESD).
> > 
> > I'm working off of the 0.99.0 sources.
> > 
> > What's the trick?
> First, you probably need newer versions of the sources, the 0.99.2
> release is out already, and there have been many bug fixes even since
> 0.99.2 came out.  You might want snapshot tarballs from
> Second, all the GNOME stuff except for programs explicitly requiring sound
> should work without ESD.  Yes, configure complains if it isn't there, but
> everything should build properly and without anything calling for sound.
> If you don't get the Makefiles, I'm sure configure is putting out error
> messages, post them here and we can try to figure out what's going wrong.
> -Gleef
> PS: In case you haven't seen it enough times, apparently ESD works just
> fine on Solaris :-)
> PPS: Installing ESD it probably won't get control-center to work for you,
> but it might make it easier to recognize the error if you got the esd
> warnings out of the way.

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