[LAD] OT: distros migrating to JACK2?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Sun Apr 18 18:57:57 UTC 2010

Ray Rashif wrote:
> On 19 April 2010 01:42, Arnold Krille <arnold at arnoldarts.de> wrote:
>> Hm, which distribution apart from gentoo do you know that has jacks libs and
>> server/apps in one package?
> http://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/i686/jack/files/
> We do not believe in the extra work of splitting package files for no
> added benefit. One package is everything upstream releases, i.e
> software -> package -> user. Simple.

Sorry, I promised to be quiet, but now I'm curious, because of this:

    -------- Original Message --------
    Subject: 	Re: [LAD] distros migrating to JACK2?
    Date: 	Fri, 16 Apr 2010 21:14:17 +0200
    From: 	Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net>
    To: 	hermann <brummer- at web.de>
    CC: 	Christopher Cherrett <ccherrett at openoctave.org>,
    linux-audio-dev at lists.linuxaudio.org
    <j2r339c30111004152306sbf519003vbc84820f49123bfb at mail.gmail.com>
    <20100416092112.GJ12148 at ltw.loris.tv>
    <4BC8AD33.4050709 at openoctave.org> <4BC8AE4A.3000703 at alice-dsl.net>
    <4BC8B081.6020200 at openoctave.org> <1271444992.2143.37.camel at box>

    hermann wrote:
    > Am Freitag, den 16.04.2010, 12:46 -0600 schrieb Christopher Cherrett:
    >> -------- Original Message  --------
    >> Subject: Re: [LAD] distros migrating to JACK2?
    >> From: Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net>
    >> To: Christopher Cherrett <ccherrett at openoctave.org>
    >> Cc: linux-audio-dev at lists.linuxaudio.org
    >> Date: 04/16/2010 12:36 PM
    >>> Christopher Cherrett 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.
    >>>>> HTH
    >>>> Glad I use a distro that gives me choice. Enjoy yours.
    >>> I guess you are able to imagine my question?! Please answer :D!
    >> I really don't want the others to feel like they are trapped so I best 
    >> not say anything :)
    > No reason to be shy, the no (easy) way back, Adrian mention, is a bit
    > like the normal Gentoo way. You always have this choice on debian
    > to. :-)
    > hermann

    Yep! Gentoo or Linux from the scratch ... hm ... eventually Arch?

An seemingly outdated information said "pacman -S jack" will make JACK2 
available too. A quick web search doesn't say if there are JACK1 and 2 
available for Arch. Is this the distro that already makes the choice 

Again sorry.


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