Cannot install SoapySDRPlay

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    RadioMondiale
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    Hello, I’ve followed every guide I found, but I was not successful in install the module for SoapySDR to use in CubicSDR

    • I’ve installed the API v3.07.1 downloaded from https://www.sdrplay.com/downloads/.
    • I’ve install SoapySDR from the defualt ubuntu repositories sudo apt install soapysdr-tools libsoapysdr-dev
    • I’ve cloned the git repository for SoapySDRPlay git clone https://github.com/pothosware/SoapySDRPlay.git
    • I’ve tried building with cmake .., but this is the output

    `
    — Build type not specified: defaulting to release.
    — libsdrplay not found.
    CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:16 (message):
    SDRPlay development files not found…

    — Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!
    See also “/data/git-repos/SoapySDRPlay/build/CMakeFiles/CMakeOutput.log”.
    `

    At this point, I haven’t found any reference about libsdrplay or how to install the development files. My guess is that they should have been installed by the API, but the installation went well without any problems, and the libraries are correctly installed in /usr/local/lib/libsdrplay_api.so. Also, interestingly, although I told the installer to add the usb id to identify the RSP devices with lsusb, this does not happen, as the output of the command is:

    `
    Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:8001 Intel Corp.
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8009 Intel Corp.
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 004 Device 002: ID 05e3:0612 Genesys Logic, Inc. Hub
    Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 005: ID 1df7:3000
    Bus 003 Device 004: ID 046d:c31c Logitech, Inc. Keyboard K120
    Bus 003 Device 003: ID 046d:c077 Logitech, Inc. M105 Optical Mouse
    Bus 003 Device 002: ID 05e3:0610 Genesys Logic, Inc. 4-port hub
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    `

    What went wrong? I’m on Linux Mint 20 (based on ubuntu 20.04)

    #1432
    Lee
    Participant

    not sure the pothos SoapySDRplay works with API 3 yet, try with the SDRPlay devs repo.
    https://github.com/SDRplay/SoapySDRPlay

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