[LAU] multiJACK patch management: the first glimmerings

Alexandre DENIS contact at alexandredenis.net
Thu Apr 7 07:24:14 UTC 2016

On Wed, 6 Apr 2016 11:41:25 +0200
Stéphane Letz <letz at grame.fr> wrote:

> jackd2 has a « loopback » driver implemented since day 1 (OK maybe
> day 2….)
> - the code is in common/JackLoopbackDriver.cpp, h
> - it can be activated using  the -L parameter like : jackd -L 4 -d
> also xxxxxx  to add 4 loopback ports.

I never noticed it, it is not mentioned in the man!

With a quick look at the code, it looks like it does a direct copy from
its input to its output, without buffering nor decoupling. How can it
help to cut the dependency graph so as to spread DSP load on multiple
cores? Or am I missing something?


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