[LAD] distros migrating to JACK2?

Philipp hollunder at lavabit.com
Fri Apr 16 09:32:16 UTC 2010

Excerpts from Adrian Knoth's message of 2010-04-16 11:21:12 +0200:
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 03:06:28PM +0900, michael noble wrote:
> > hi folks,
> Hi!
> > Are any interested or invested parties willing to provide some clarification
> > on this? I know distros are fully welcome to package whatever they wish. I
> > also am pretty sure that whatever happens will happen regardless of my
> > opinion on the matter. There have, however, been some colorful exchanges
> > between packagers and devs regarding JACK in the past so in the interest of
> > transparency and openness I was hoping involved parties might have something
> > to say about this.
> Here's a good summary:
>    http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel/2010-April/134723.html
> By now, Debian, Ubuntu and OpenSuse are already in, Fedora is still
> undecided.
> So yes, it's true, I've asked all the major distributions to switch to
> jackd2, so users have the same feature set no matter which distro they
> use.
> Also note that there's no (easy) way back, we're entirely switching to
> jackd2, that is, the user won't have the possibility to select jackd1
> instead.

May I ask for the reasoning behind this?
Personally I don't see jack2 as a successor to jack1.


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