[LAD] jackd api change, fluidsynth, etc.

Adrian Knoth adi at drcomp.erfurt.thur.de
Sun Oct 11 15:35:16 UTC 2009

On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 04:41:25PM +0200, Emanuel Rumpf wrote:

> In the new jack API the function jack_client_new is deprecated.
> Actually it's not only deprecated:
> Apps using it don't play any sound,

Huu? As far as I know, nothing has changed on the jackd side. Also
jackd2 still provides jack_client_new, so what you see must be something

> I'm thus inviting
> 1. to change all apps which still use jack_client_new to use this instead:

Next Debian's jackd package will contain the following patch:


It adds deprecation warnings to the API, so using deprecated functions
results in compiler warnings at compile time. With -Werror, these can
obviously be turned into errors, thus stopping the compiler. It's easy to
catch them.

Note that jackd2 issues a warning (printf) when calling a deprecated


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