[LAU] Ardour4 and named jack?

Jörn Nettingsmeier nettings at stackingdwarves.net
Thu Nov 5 14:16:53 UTC 2015

On 11/05/2015 12:30 AM, Paul Davis wrote:

>     The whole new startup logic in Ardour4 is IMHO a big regression.
>     Probably meant to be 'user friendly' but the effect is the
>     opposite.
> No, its related to the presence of multiple backends. Build Ardour with
> ONLY the JACK backend, and ensure that JACK is already running, and
> you'll basically never see the dialog.
> But build it with more than one backend, and the user needs ways to
> choose the backend, at which point, things start to get much more
> complex than they otherwise would be.

I agree. Didn't like the dialog at first, but as Paul says, once your 
Jack environment is already set up when you start ardour, it never gets 
in the way.

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