[LAD] jack-session finally merged.

torbenh torbenh at gmx.de
Sat Apr 3 09:17:47 UTC 2010

On Fri, Apr 02, 2010 at 09:32:15AM +0200, Nick Copeland wrote:
> > but basically its not so easy to implement everywhere (some apps would
> > need to kill their jackclient which isnt possible.)
> > 
> > but i dont really see the big problem in killing an app and restarting
> > it right away.
> > most of the mapped memory will still sit in caches, and this will happen
> > pretty fast.
> > 
> > additionally it needs quite a lot of logic in the sessionmanager.
> Yeah, it might have to maintain change logs to be able to remove bit of
> config, it is a nice feature though:

i dont understand this sentence.

> > how would the session manager handle this ?
> > it cant know what the correct options are to reload the app with a
> > session file.
> If you have a reload feature you don't need to know - you start all the apps and
> then send the a reload request for a known file which you asked them to
> save previously.

an app like fst needs to be started with the correct plugin, to load a
config file for that plugin. 

an app that only has state consisting of commandline options doesnt even
have save/load code. still can be supported by the corrent
implementation, it just needs to remember the options it was started

torben Hohn

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