[LAD] [Jackit-devel] [PATCH] jack dbus and logs improvement
paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Dec 20 13:48:51 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-12-19 at 23:55 +0100, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
> By 'desktop level' I mean that level of a system that tries to be
> friendly to users who don't know what they are doing, by hiding
> reality and by trying to guess what they want and getting it wrong
> most of the time :-) The typical Windoze / KDE / Gnome thing.
> If this exercise of making jackd use dbus goes in that direction,
> I'll resist :-)
Fons, this was my initial reaction to Nedko's proposal as well. However,
it turns out that its more of a gut reaction than one based on fact.
Nedko's patches make 2 things change:
1) no more use of printf or its cousins for *ANY* output
2) make it possible for a dbus-related control system to
start and stop JACK easily
I think everyone would agree that avoid direct output to stdout/stderr
is a good idea - it allows many useful things to be accomplished without
changing the default from being "put it on stdout/stderr".
The changes in (2) are relatively trivial and do not affect current use
of jackd at all.
More information about the Linux-audio-dev