[LAD] Feature requests: add JackSession support

Renato rennabh at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 09:31:52 UTC 2011

On Thu, 30 Jun 2011 11:03:05 +0200
rosea grammostola <rosea.grammostola at gmail.com> wrote:

> Linux Audio Developer,
> May I make a feature request here for your Linuxaudio application(s)?
> Could you please add JackSession support? It makes working with JACK 
> standalone applications a lot more user friendly. There are some apps 
> who support it already and they work fine, like Yoshimi, Qtractor, 
> Pianoteq, Ghostess, Guitarix, Jack-Rack, Ardour3, Bristol, Seq24,
> Jalv, Ingen, Connie, Specimen and probably more.
> It is possible to use applications without JackSession-support in a 
> session (via so called infra clients), it starts the applications,
> make the connections, but doesn't save the state. So obviously it
> would be far more useful if those applications would get
> JackSession-support also.
> Qjackctl is able to work as Session Manager, so is Pyjacksm (and
> likely Patchage in the future).
> According to comments on IRC by Paul Davis, it's very easy to add 
> JackSession support to your application.
> "Its really easy, just handle 1 more callback from the server.
> Torben's walkthrough shows what is necessary."
> Torben's walktrough: 
> http://trac.jackaudio.org/wiki/WalkThrough/Dev/JackSession
> Thanks in advance,
> \r

I second this, I tried using jacksession a few days ago and it seems
to me it works very well; it does what it should and nothing more, it is
not intrusive 


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