[LAD] Jack port alias names

Tim E. Real termtech at rogers.com
Mon Feb 22 21:10:50 UTC 2010

On February 22, 2010 03:38:25 pm you wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 3:24 PM, Tim E. Real <termtech at rogers.com> wrote:
> > On February 22, 2010 02:56:50 pm Paul wrote:
> >> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 2:27 PM, Tim E. Real <termtech at rogers.com> wrote:
> >> > Good day...
> >> >
> >> > Just coming to grips working with and learning the alias system...
> >> >
> >> > Under what conditions might a Jack port not have any alias names?
> >> > When might I expect to encounter that situation?
> >>
> >> You should never assume the existence of any aliases.
> >
> > Back to the drawing board. I thought that was the exception not the rule.
> > So there's no way to tell if a Jack system port actually belongs to (our
> > own) ALSA client?
> there's currently no established mapping from JACK MIDI port names to
> ALSA client identifiers. Given that *any* client can create ports that
> represent such a mapping, and can name them as it wishes, it would be
> unwise to rely on any such mapping.
No problem. 

Sorry about the fuss in the other list the other day. I belong in LAD, and 
 post in the other list only if it's really important. Ignorant of procedure.  
Y'all monitor the same lists anyway. This one is Jack's 'connection' to us...

Now, here, we can toss around all kinds of crazy ideas, eh?


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