[LAU] JACK netmanger to trigger the execution of a bash script on client connect/disconnect?

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Mon Oct 16 16:04:41 UTC 2017

Christopher Arndt <chris-zkhcXtCm3EBsjWhXrdlgMw at public.gmane.org>

> Am 16.10.2017 um 13:34 schrieb Athanasios Silis:
>> The ideal way to automate this would be to have jack
>> master take care of all its connections and have netmanager trigger the
>> execution of a script when a client connects.
>> How can I do that without using application requiring an X server (thus
>> a bash script)?? More specifically I want to know how I can trigger a
>> script that carries out the connections, not what should the script
>> contain...
> I propose another solution: run a script on the server, that watches
> JACK ports and automatically connects them as they appear according to
> some rules.
> Here's a simple C program that does this:
> https://github.com/kripton/jack_autoconnect
> And here's my Python program jack-matchmaker, which has a few extra
> features, like reading supporting port aliases and reading port patterns
> from a file and (with the newest version 0.6.0) surviving a JACK server
> restart.
> https://github.com/SpotlightKid/jack-matchmaker

Isn't that the purpose of jack-plumbing ?

David Kastrup

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