[LAD] distros migrating to JACK2?

hermann brummer- at web.de
Fri Apr 16 17:53:59 UTC 2010

Am Freitag, den 16.04.2010, 19:38 +0200 schrieb Arnold Krille:
> On Friday 16 April 2010 19:23:33 Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> > hermann wrote:
> > > 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.
> > Full ACK, OTOH let's put our hands on our hearts ... Who is using Linux
> > audio and doesn't compile one or two things depending to JACK ;)? I vote
> > for one package for all!
> Hopefully they will think again before following this.
> Why should all users get the files on their disks that are needed only for 
> debugging and developing?
> Disk-space might not be an issue with your state-of-the-art-all-inclusive 
> machine, but not everyone has such a thing. Some have older machines still 
> running with <20GB disk, some have netbooks with only small (but fast!) solid 
> state disks.
> Now why again should they install gigs of headers and debugging-symbols when 
> they just need the libs and apps to run jack and assorted?
> Arnold

Then we have 2 packages for each (jackd, jackd-dev), that's fine, but
why the hell we need a separate package for jackd and libjack ? I never
hear about a use-case of jackd without libjack or opposite ?   


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