[LAU] VC and jack

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sun Sep 25 17:50:22 UTC 2011

On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 1:45 PM, Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org> wrote:

> I don't buy that. Only clients that need the new port type would have
> to support it. You could as well say that MIDI ports confuse pure
> audio clients - it's just not true.

some clients will look for PortIsPhysical. they do this with MIDI
already. they then try to connect to ports of the wrong type. JACK
prevents this. the clients remain disconnected.

sure, they shouldn't auto-connect in this way. but then, people
shouldn't kill each other either.

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