[LAD] [Jack-Devel] jackd/jackdbus : D-Bus or not D-Bus...

Gabriel M. Beddingfield gabriel at teuton.org
Tue May 19 19:22:42 UTC 2009

drew Roberts wrote:
> On Tuesday 19 May 2009 09:48:11 Fons Adriaensen wrote:
>> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 08:40:58PM +0700, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>>> Krzysztof Foltman wrote:
>>>> Ideally, jackdbus shouldn't even allow jackd binary to
>>>> exist in $PATH (and vice versa), to prevent the exact
>>>> kind of situation that Fons is experiencing.
> I think what he was saying was that jackdbus would check for jackd in $PATH 
> and complain bitterly / refuse to sintall / whatever. Not that it would try 
> and control what $PATH was set to. Or perhaps you got that and I 
> misunderstood your objection.

When KF explained it further, the impression I got was that you would have:


And then this:

     /usr/bin/jackd --> is a link to /whichever/one/root/has/picked

Examples of this include Qt3/Qt4 install practices, and the Debian 
'alternatives' system.


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