[Jack-Devel] Status of cgroups support/coexistence?

Cédric Schieli cschieli at gmail.com
Sat Aug 29 13:11:53 CEST 2015

2015-08-27 21:37 GMT+02:00 Mark Haun <haunma at keteu.org>:

> And a somewhat related question:  Is there currently support for running
> jack as root and allowing client programs with multiple UIDs to connect?  I
> tried following an old recipe using JACK_PROMISCUOUS_SERVER, but it didn't
> seem to make any difference; running jackd as root, only root can connect.

For the promiscuous mode to work, JACK_PROMISCUOUS_SERVER should be set for
both server and clients, and the umask must be set to 0000 for both server
and clients (sockets and shm segments must be writable by all the
I made a patch to get rid of the (way too permissive) umask requirement :

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