[linux-audio-user] GWC configure error - missing sndfile.pc

brad stafford brad at archone.tamu.edu
Sat Sep 11 11:23:23 EDT 2004

Hey folks I need some help. I tried to install GWC and I got the
following error when running ./configure:

checking for pkg-config... /usr/bin/pkg-config
checking for sndfile >= 1.0.0... Package sndfile was not found in the
pkg-config search path.
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `sndfile.pc'

In the past I have been using Audacity's noise removal function to
remove pops and clicks (record a noise to the clipboard and use it clean
the rest of the file). So I thought I'd give GWC a try.

I did a "locate" and could not find sndfile.pc anywhere on my system,
especially not in this directory: /usr/lib/pkgconfig/.

I DO have this: /usr/lib/libsndfile.so.1.0.6

I did some googling and it seems sndfile.pc should be part of the
libsndfile library? Interesting that I have libsndfile and not

I'm running CCRMA RH9 (bless Nando's heart) with the 04/25/2004 CD
install ONLY (way out in the country - painfully, I'm on modem at home).

Jack, Ardour, Jamin, Audacity, XMMS are all running great. It's a
FANTASTIC system and I have a recording session coming up in a couple of
weeks. After we finish recording, mixing and mastering I plan to at
least post samples of the songs on the groups (my wife insists they are
a group and not a band and they play pieces and not "songs"... oh these
classically trained people) website. 


On Sat, 2004-09-11 at 08:12, Jan Depner wrote:
> GWC (Gnome Wave Cleaner) works great.
> Jan
> On Sat, 2004-09-11 at 07:50, Mikhail Ramendik wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > When one "digitizes" vinyl records into the computer, there are offten
> > clicks, pops, and hissing.
> > 
> > Which Linux tool(s) can I use to "clean" these records?
> > 
> > Yours, Mikhail Ramendik
> >  
> > 
> > 

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