[LAU] debugging conflicts Pulseaudio/Jack

Len Ovens len at ovenwerks.net
Fri Jan 18 14:30:18 UTC 2013

On Fri, January 18, 2013 3:18 am, Ralf Mardorf wrote:

> I'm not affected, since I
> neither use pulseaudio nor systemd.

Yet you are an expert on all things about them both, I am amazed :)

> This is a
> running gag. How about removing pulseaudio? It's good for nothing!

Good for nothing that you do. There are some people who need it and need
to be able to connect it to jack. There are certainly people who are
better of with no pulse.

> Jack
> and ALSA are working very good without pulseaudio.

To say Jack and alsa have no bugs is not really correct either. Is it
software? it has bugs.

> Strange that stable
> distro releases have it as a hard dependency. Is pulseaudio really
> important again on jack devel and Linux audio lists? When will this ever
> stop? Beta software for the basic parts of the OS simply shouldn't be used
> for stable environments.

I see announcements for alpha software on here often, whats the problem?

Len Ovens

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