jackd on OLPC?

Jim Gettys jg at laptop.org
Wed Aug 13 13:03:45 EDT 2008


On Wed, 2008-08-13 at 17:42 +0100, victor wrote:
> Ah. Well, since it is there, then I might as well test it and
> then report my findings. Jack is seen as more specialised/pro
> than pulseaudio by the linux audio guys.


Yup.  But jackd is local machine only, and we want to be able to do
things on OLPC exploiting network transparency (which pulseaudio is...).
                   - Jim

> Regards
> 
> Victor
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Daniel Drake" <dsd at laptop.org>
> To: "victor" <Victor.Lazzarini at nuim.ie>
> Cc: <devel at lists.laptop.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 5:33 PM
> Subject: Re: jackd on OLPC?
> 
> 
> > On Wed, 2008-08-13 at 16:54 +0100, victor wrote:
> >> Noting a couple of lines for jackuser group in limits.conf made me
> >> search
> >> around and I found that libjack & jackd are present in the laptop
> >> system.
> > 
> > Can't comment on future plans, but I can explain the present:
> > portaudio is pulled in through espeak, which we require.
> > We don't really want or use portaudio, but that's the way it is.
> > 
> > In F9, portaudio grew a dependency on jack, so we get that too. In other
> > words, these things are only in our builds unintentionally.
> > 
> > Daniel
> > 
> > 
> >
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