[LAD] distros migrating to JACK2?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Fri Apr 16 18:02:23 UTC 2010

Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> Arnold Krille wrote:
>> 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
> Arnold, I don't have much money. 1. A hard disk isn't expensive. 2. 
> For e.g. 64 Studio 3.0-beta3 amd64 libjack0.100.0-dev does need 61.4 
> kb and not gigs. I'm just talking about JACK. 3. Who does use Linux 
> audio and doesn't need libjack-dev? 4. Who does produce music on a 
> 20GB hard disk? C'mon ;)!
> IMHO it would be good once and for all to clear all issues because of 
> packages for JACK and IMHO the best way seems to be to have everything 
> that is JACK in one package.
> :)
> Ralf

Pardon, maybe the package is 61.4 kb and maybe the extracted files do 
need a little bit more, lets say 1 MB ;), if so, use another wallpaper 
to save this 1 MB ;).

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