[arch-general] jack & qjackctl

fons at kokkinizita.net fons at kokkinizita.net
Wed Apr 7 05:24:21 EDT 2010

On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 02:21:20AM +0200, Philipp wrote:

> Excerpts from fons's message of 2010-04-07 00:46:09 +0200:
> > It seems like Arch is currently offering Jack and qjackctl
> > packages that are not compatible.
> > 
> > The Jack authors changed one some command line options
> > in 0.118. '-R' for realtime is no longer available as
> > realtime is now the default, and the new '-r' means
> > 'no realtime'.
> > 
> > Qjackctl 0.3.6 is aware of this, but won't work well with
> > Jack 0.116 which is still the one available from Arch.
> > In other words, the update of qjackctl was probably a bit
> > premature.
> > 
> > Ciao,
> The real problem is that jack is still stuck at the rather old 0.116.
> One reason might be those, IMHO in the meanwhile annoying scripts that
> ship with the Arch jack package. It's tough to get them right it seems.
> I would be all in favor of splitting them into a separate package and
> install jack just the way it is supposed to. Much less hassle, less
> confused users and as a bonus those scripts can be easily used with
> other variants of jack.

If you mean the /etc/rc.d scripts ISTR those were removed recently.
Anyway they don't interfere with the normal use of Jack.



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