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vst support not working in qtractor 0.11?

Hey, very nice app, it's also really cool that it has support for so many plugin types.
Ladspa and dssi plugins show up ok in the plugins menu.
However, vst plugins don't show.
I configured all plugin folders in the "View->Options->Display" Dialog.
I also set the environment variable VST_PATH to point to the same directory.

One thing I noticed when building qtractor was some warning (not error) messages when compiling qtractorVstPlugin.cpp. Here's part of the compile output,maybe that'll help:
g++ -c -pipe -msse -mfpmath=sse -ffast-math -O2 -Wall -W -D_REENTRANT -DQT_SHARED -DQT_NO_DEBUG -DQT_XML_LIB -DQT_GUI_LIB -DQT_CORE_LIB -I/usr/share/qt4/mkspecs/linux-g++ -I. -I/usr/include/qt4/QtCore -I/usr/include/qt4/QtCore -I/usr/include/qt4/QtGui -I/usr/include/qt4/QtGui -I/usr/include/qt4/QtXml -I/usr/include/qt4/QtXml -I/usr/include/qt4 -Isrc -I/tmp/xfs/qtractor-0.1.1/vstsdk2.4/pluginterfaces/vst2.x -I/usr/include/qt4 -I/usr/local/include -I/usr/include -I/usr/include/qt4 -I. -I. -o qtractorVstPlugin.o src/qtractorVstPlugin.cpp
src/qtractorVstPlugin.cpp: In function ‘Window getXChildWindow(Display*, Window)’:
src/qtractorVstPlugin.cpp:115: warning: converting to non-pointer type ‘long unsigned int’ from NULL
src/qtractorVstPlugin.cpp: In constructor ‘qtractorVstPlugin::EditorWidget::EditorWidget(QWidget*, Qt::WindowFlags)’:
src/qtractorVstPlugin.cpp:162: warning: converting to non-pointer type ‘Window’ from NULL
src/qtractorVstPlugin.cpp: At global scope:
src/qtractorVstPlugin.cpp:1273: warning: unused parameter ‘value’
src/qtractorVstPlugin.cpp:1273: warning: unused parameter ‘opt’

Is that warning message normal?
Alex K.

rncbc's picture


the warning message isn't that important and surely is not related to the problem you're reporting, about your VSTs not being found.

Are you sure you have all the Linux ported/compiled VSTs on those paths right? Note that I'm talking about native VSTs being .so files, not .dll ones, which are Windows VSTs. The latter are only supported through dssi-vst (and wine), and should be listed as DSSI plugins.

Does it make any sense?

rncbc aka Rui Nuno Capela

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