[LAD] Looking for some jackd debugging help

John Rigg ladev9 at jrigg.co.uk
Sun Mar 29 12:01:05 CEST 2020

On Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 12:38:46PM -0700, Ethan Funk wrote:
> I would like to run jackd in gdb so I can see where it is failing, but
> I am unsure how to build it without breaking my system's installed jack
> package, which is of course built without debugging enabled.

You could try installing the compiled version over the existing
package files. On Debian I add the following to the ./waf configure
command when I want to do this:

--prefix=/usr --libdir=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu

Substitute the libdir path relevant for your distro
if not Debian based.


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