[Jackaudio] OSX Catalina build

Kjetil Matheussen k.s.matheussen at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 09:07:18 CEST 2020

On Mon, Apr 6, 2020 at 4:55 PM Alexander.Carot at hs-anhalt.de
<Alexander.Carot at hs-anhalt.de> wrote:
>     >>Maybe there's a misunderstanding here. In order to connect to jack,
>     >>the clients must be made to specifically support jack. Jack is not
>     l>>ike Soundflower, you can't just connect the audio input/output of any
>     >>program to it.
> Thanks for extra clarification but I am aware of this. I am using Portaudio as the audio wrapper and explicity configure it with:
> ./configure --with-jack   (just as I do on Linxu, which works fine).
> Nevertheless, at this point I am not 100% sure if has actually done it because JACK is not mentioned in the configuration summary. On Linux I need the libjack-dev to be installed on the system and wonder if it does exist on OSX as well.
> This question should be addresses to the portaudio mainling list of course :-) - however, if anyone here knows - please let me know anyways ;-)

You can run "otool -L portaudio.dylink" to check if it links with jack.
Jack on OSX is installed in /usr/local, for some reason, so maybe you
need to add "-I/usr/local/include" to CFLAGS when configuring

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