[LAD] [PATCH] jack dbus and logs improvement

Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Mon Dec 10 19:44:27 UTC 2007

hi Rui,

Rui Nuno Capela schrieb:
> Arnold Krille wrote:
>> Am Montag, 10. Dezember 2007 schrieb Rui Nuno Capela:
>>> this d-bus interface seems a good idea nevertheless,
>> DBUS seems to be very cool, yes.
>>> and now that kde4 is almost on the brink, it sounds logical to push it as
>>> duct tape for phonon and jack, eh?
>> No, never. See the endless discussions on kde-multimedia and lau.
>> KDE needs a multimedia-server/-framework [*]. jack is _not_ what kde needs 
>> because jack does neither video nor decoding of compressed formats.
>> And I really don't understand how you want to duct phonon and jack by dbus: Do 
>> you want to sent audio data via dbus? Is dbus even capable of these 
>> data-rates?
> to my knowledge, phonon is in need of a jack backend, as gstreamer, as
> pulseaudio, or maybe through xine. what i thought is is not about to let
> jack be the kde4 audio server, no. i was just thinking about
> configuration control, not the audio streaming per se.

GStreamer has a jacksink, unfortunately the jacksrc ist still missing ...

>> [*] And because relying on just one framework/server has proven to be a bad 
>> thing, phonon is "just" an abstraction-layer between the apps wanting a 
>> stable api and frontends supporting all the nifty things.
> yes, right.
> cheers.

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