[LAD] [Jack-Devel] more jack/qjackctl madness

Christian krampenschiesser at freenet.de
Sun May 17 14:45:04 UTC 2009

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drew Roberts schrieb:
> On Sunday 17 May 2009 05:24:04 Christian wrote:
>> Fons Adriaensen schrieb:
>>> On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 09:50:55AM +0200, MarcO'Chapeau wrote:
>>>> On Sun, 17 May 2009 00:31:41 +0200, Fons Adriaensen
>>>> <fons at kokkinizita.net>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> A request to the jackdmp and qjackctl devs:
>>>> Hi Fons,
>>>> As long as there's a compile time switch, I don't see how dbus could
>>>> ever be a problem for those who don't want to use it...
>>> Compile time ? I'm a simple user installing things from
>>> a reputable distro.
>>>> and for those who do, I can tell you it works pretty well.
>>> Are you serious ?
>>> When jackd is autostarted by an app (with the wrong
>>> settings, a separate problem), it creates a dbus daemon
>>> that seems to prevent qjackctl to start jackd with
>>> the right settings. The result is a jackd that does
>>> not any way correspond the the setup in qjackctl, and
>>> there is no way to escape from this, except by manually
>>> killing the daemon. Do you call that 'working pretty
>>> well' ?
>>> When qjackctl starts displaying ports that don't
>>> exist anymore and does not display those that
>>> do exist (no problem with jack-0.116.1) do you
>>> call that 'working pretty well' ?
>>> I'd call it completely broken.
>>> Ciao,
>> Relax man.
>> Seems to be a problem of your distribution, compiled everything in the
>> package and don't let you choose.
>> Contact the distributors of that package for help.
>> If you're fed up with these binary distribution issues switch to a
>> source based distribution like gentoo.
> I think he wants to know why he has to. Why must this be a compile time option 
> and not run time configurable?
> all the best,
> drew
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Uh right, didn't think of it that way.
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