[linux-audio-user] Audacity now works with JACK
jos at radiks.net
Mon Jul 5 18:24:13 EDT 2004
Daniel James wrote:
>>>./configure --with-portaudio=v19 --without-portmixer
>>So, does that imply, that portaudio now has working Jack support??
> I can confirm that it works with Audacity for playing back multitrack
> projects - I haven't done any recording with it yet. It seems to play
> back more smoothly than the native ALSA support, which gives me skips
> in the audio on this machine. (Using OSS emulation with the same
> hardware and drivers sounds perfect.)
> If you do a CVS checkout of Audacity HEAD as described, you can build
> and install this version of portaudio-v19 separately - it's in the
> lib-src directory. Indeed, it seems you do have to do this first to
> get Audacity to support JACK properly.
Okay, before I go get all excited that Audacity is now JACKable,
I need to ask a few questions...
If I want to build the new version, do I need to uninstall any
older version(s) I have installed? If yes, how do I do that?
Is there some way to store my old Audacity version in a safe
place so I can go back to it if things don't work out with the
Are there are any project data incompatibilities with previous
versions of Audacity?
I'm really looking forward to a JACKable Audacity. I just want
to make sure I don't mess up my setup which I kinda have working
Thanks for any info forthcoming. :-)
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