On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 11:20:17AM -0300, Felipe Sateler wrote:

> > So whoever is concerned, please share your opinion. ;)
> I would think that at this stage of Linux audio, trying to do pro
> audio with a stable release of debian is nuts. 

Not really. ardour-2.8.7, calf-plugins and ffado will be part of
squeeze, this equals 98% of my daily work.

> On the other hand, for casual use of jack, a more stable version would
> be preferred over a more featureful one. 

Unfortunately, this is only half of the story. For the occasional use of
jack, jackd2 is easier to use, because it can suspend pulseaudio.

In the jackd1 case, the user needs to shutdown pulseaudio or any other
application blocking the soundcard.

I wrote a small client that can run on TOP of pulseaudio, but it's just
proof of concept and doesn't support recording. And nobody cares about
this idea. ;)

> So I would go with jack1 for squeeze.

I'm completely undecided. Whenever I write "Ok, let's stick to jackd1
and upgrade in squeeze-and-a-half if need be", I remember that at least
Free, Jonas and me are using jackd2 for quite some time, so why not
switch immediately... ;)


Cheerio

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