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Sometimes you'll need to build [[LLA]] from the sources rather than using the pre-built .deb. For example on non-debian systems, or if you want to use the LLA-Dmx4Linux plugin.
Please see []
See also: [[Building LLA for OS X]]
== Installed Dependencies ==
If you're building from the git version you'll need the perl Template module installed. Run the following:
perl -e "use Template"
If you get an error you'll need to download and install (or apt-get install libtemplate-perl)
If, while compiling, you get an error that looks like
  Can't locate XML/ in @INC
you'll need to install XML::Simple (e.g. apt-get install libxml-simple-perl)
You may also install autoconf, automake and libtool (sudo apt-get install autoconf automake libtool).
== Download & Extract ==
Either download the latest archive or grab the sources via git:
tar -zxf lla-latest.tar.gz
git clone
== Build ==
If you downloaded an archive you can skip the reconf step, otherwise run reconf which will also auto-generate parts of the code:
Generating source files...
Done lla-UsbPro
Done lla-ArtNet
Running autotools
+ aclocal -I config
+ autoconf
+ autoheader
+ automake -a
+ exit
Then run ./configure and check which plugins will be built:
checking for artnet_new in -lartnet... yes
checking for DMXdev in -ldmx4linux... no
checking for espnet_new in -lespnet... yes
checking for shownet_new in -lshownet... no
checking for sandnet_new in -lsandnet... yes
checking for pathport_new in -lpathport... yes
In this case we're not going to build the shownet and dmx4linux plugins as we don't have the necessary libraries installed.
Finally run make:
== Install ==
(become root)
make install
== Test ==
Check that llad runs:
llad -d 3 -f -s

Latest revision as of 17:18, 26 February 2015

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