[LAD] OT: distros migrating to JACK2?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Sun Apr 18 20:55:26 UTC 2010

Ray Rashif wrote:
> On 19 April 2010 02:57, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
>> An seemingly outdated information said "pacman -S jack" will make JACK2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
>> available?
> jack is and will for the lifetime of jack1 be jack1 in Arch's [extra]
> repository. When jack2 will be included depends on an upstream
> milestone and someone eventually requesting that inclusion - it
> doesn't affect the existence of a jack1 package :)
> You may have chanced upon something talking about the ArchAudio
> project, the repositories of which do provide builds of jack2. It's
> not an official project. In any case, the jack2 packages just conflict
> with jack, there aren't any (virtual) problems.

Thank you for the information.

Cheers :)!

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"without breaking" them ;), from the Atari times until today. Brute 
force and hair-dryers most times were and still are our friends.

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