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What i want is to compile latest blender from SVN. I am using this guide My issues are:

How can i install it with the final .deb created file and how can i give this package to a ppa! So, when i execute

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install subversion build-essential gettext \ libxi-dev libsndfile1-dev \ libpng12-dev libfftw3-dev \ libopenexr-dev libopenjpeg-dev \ libopenal-dev libalut-dev libvorbis-dev \ libglu1-mesa-dev libsdl1.2-dev libfreetype6-dev \ libtiff4-dev libavdevice-dev \ libavformat-dev libavutil-dev libavcodec-dev libjack-dev \ libswscale-dev libx264-dev libmp3lame-dev python3.2-dev \ libspnav-dev

it gives me this

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libjack-dev : Depends: libjack0 (= 1:0.121.0+svn4538-3ubuntu1) but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

I know that skype does not allow the installation of those libraries.

Thanks

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Just make it easier and try:

sudo apt-get build-dep blender

to install all the packages required to build blender.

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Same thing happens! I cannot install those libraries! –  gabriel Jul 29 '12 at 22:13
    
the only option left is to choose between uninstalling the application that makes the library not available and forcing the installation via apt-get with --force-yes. There is also another option, using a virtualized environment just for the building process. –  user827992 Jul 29 '12 at 22:17
    
So, what i understand is: Option1-->uninstall skype install dependencies and then force the skype installation Option2--> build blender in virtual machine and then pass the .deb file on my system. Am i right?thanks –  gabriel Jul 29 '12 at 22:20
    
yes, remember that jack is optional, you can compile blender without jack, the official release of blender it's not linked and does not uses jack. –  user827992 Jul 29 '12 at 22:29
    
Well, i think that a virtualized enviroment for building packages is necessary, So i have to ask is there any way to have a 64bit testing enviroment on 64bit-system , without the vt-x support etc.(virtualbox does not allow to run 64-bit os because my cpu does not support it.Is there any other way) –  gabriel Jul 29 '12 at 22:31

If you need Jack for something in Blender and want to keep Skype (Why wouldn't you), install jackd libjack-jackd2-dev which do not conflict with Skype but provide the same functionality. You should be able to enable WITH_JACK in CMake, and it should build, and it should work. It's working for me as I type this, at least.

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