[LAU] Jack max ports question

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Sat Aug 1 14:20:44 UTC 2015

On Sat, 1 Aug 2015 09:01:44 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
>On Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 5:10 AM, Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org>
>> Side note to Rui: I *do* dislike having this separate 'advanced'
>> tab in the settings.
>You don't have to provide support to the endless stream of people who
>completely screw up their JACK system by naming the server, specifying
>capture/playback devices rather than using the "Interface" selector,
>screw around with thread priorities and on and on.
>We provide those options in jackd specifically for users who know what
>they are doing and have special needs. For most users, their existence
>is a hazard and there's no justification for the most common JACK
>control application to make their lives more complex by presenting a
>bunch of stuff that looks understandable but actually isn't.

That's a valid point, but instead of providing two tabs, an option to
expand and collapse advanced option IMO would be more functional.

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