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

Nedko Arnaudov nedko at arnaudov.name
Mon May 18 09:56:35 UTC 2009

Jan Weil <jan.weil at web.de> writes:

> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 01:23:20PM +0400, alex stone wrote:
>> Will we continue to have a Jack version minus the dbus infrastructure,
>> once jack2 is released?
> As an uninvolved observer I am wondering why the dbus control interface,
> if it is indeed only one of many potential interfaces using the c/c++
> API, is not packaged separately as an optional add-on. If it is indeed a
> compile time option, the design is flawed IMHO. Generally, the new
> control API sounds like a good idea but why can't the new features be
> exposed as new command line tools without dbus dependency per default?
> So you want the dbus interface? Fine, just install jack-control-dbus or
> whatever. 
> Or am I not getting it?

You are getting it but obviously the one who has put those packages in
the "respected" repository is not getting it. I've packaged jack2 in the
way you've mentioned. Of course those are for specific distro (ubuntu)
and not real packages but draft packages that i've made to simplify
work of real packagers when they take the maintainership.

Nedko Arnaudov <GnuPG KeyID: DE1716B0>
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