[LAD] distros migrating to JACK2?

nescivi nescivi at gmail.com
Sat Apr 17 20:02:09 UTC 2010

On Friday 16 April 2010 13:55:49 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 ;)!

People making sound installations running on embedded machines running 
software that needs jack?
but otoh, I'd probably be building my own SuperCollider for that too...
but then again, once it's built, I don't need the dev package anymore.... and 
I might be crosscompiling to get it onto the embedded device.


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