[linux-audio-announce] JACK 0.50 released

Taybin Rutkin trutkin at physics.clarku.edu
Sat Feb 8 15:06:14 EST 2003

                   Jack Audio Connection Kit 0.50.0 Released
   The Jack team is pleased to announce the release of version 0.50.0 of
   the Jack low-latency audio server. Jack allows applications to share
   data and audio devices in synchronous operation, and has already seen
   a year of hard testing and refinement. The API has stabilized for 
   the foreseeable future, although backwards compatibility is not
   More information on Jack is available at the group's web site, 
   Source packages for Jack 0.50.0 are available [2]here.
What's new:

   * Audio block sizes are fixed during runtime so clients can have more
     efficient algorithms.
   * No partial blocks will be delivered.  Again for efficient client
   * Thread scheduling hidden from clients for better portability.
   * Cleanly compiles with gcc-3.3.
   * Works on 64-bit platforms
   Work is ongoing to improve transport control. 
   Developers and users interested in Jack should sign up to
   [4]jackit-devel, our mailing list.


   1. http://jackit.sourceforge.net/
   2. http://jackit.sourceforge.net/releases/current/
   3. http://jackit.sourceforge.net/apps/
   4. http://jackit.sourceforge.net/lists/

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