[LAD] distros migrating to JACK2?

hermann brummer- at web.de
Fri Apr 16 17:11:31 UTC 2010

Am Freitag, den 16.04.2010, 18:52 +0200 schrieb Ralf Mardorf:
> torbenh wrote:
> >> 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.
> >>     
> >
> > great... many thanks. :(((((((
> >   
> For me this will be an advantage, because now I need to build several 
> dummy packages (or any other dirty solution) for jack, libjack, 
> development to avoid inconsistencies when I'm using JACK2 and by the 
> way, even if I would use JACK1, but instead of the distro's version the 
> current self compiled version, I need to do that, because auto-generated 
> by checkinstall there will be one package for jack, libjack and 
> development ;).
> IMO the user should have the choice between JACK1 and JACK2 and this 
> separated packages should become one package. JACK isn't an application 
> that's needed by the averaged Linux user, so it shouldn't be to much 
> work to keep a distro stable for both versions of JACK and in addition 
> there's no need to take care about rules that don't allow to have jack 
> and libjack in one package.
> 2 cents,
> Ralf

I hope, when debian switch to jack2, they will make it in one packet
(maximal a second for the dev files), that's what could make it easer to
switch the version for people how like to switch.

+ 2 cents


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