Package Details: cava-git r246.d654130-3

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Package Base: cava-git
Description: Console-based Audio Visualizer for Alsa. Development version.
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Licenses: MIT
Conflicts: cava
Provides: cava
Submitter: CelestialWalrus
Maintainer: timescam
Last Packager: timescam
Votes: 14
Popularity: 1.04
First Submitted: 2015-04-21 18:39
Last Updated: 2020-02-19 09:43

Latest Comments

lutobler commented on 2015-12-28 21:06

This works for me:

quequotion commented on 2015-12-13 16:40

I tried the build() segment from

The package builds, but when executing cava it fails with this error:

mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/usr/bin/.libs’: Permission denied
/usr/bin/ld: cannot open output file /usr/bin/.libs/8343-lt-cava: No such file or directory
collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status

Why on earth would it even try to do such a thing?

EDIT: Because it additionally makedepends() on iniparser

Without iniparser installed, build stops at a stage where a shell script--named "cava"--fails to libtoolize the binary that will be saved with the same name the same directory...

This is not noticed by makepkg, somehow, which proceeds to install the shell script--apparently part of the build procedure--as it is in the same place and uses the same filename as the final binary (which was never created).

dylan commented on 2015-11-23 22:04

Cava no longer builds with this PKGBUILD because upstream now has a configure script and an

Anonymous comment on 2015-09-20 02:49

Until adjusted upstream, needs a little tweak to compile against current ncurses.

under build function add:

sed -i -e 's/ncursesw5-config/ncursesw6-config/' makefile

before the make call