On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 02:24:49AM +0100, David Henningsson wrote:

> >> 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.
> Let me add a third half to the story then :-) Lennart (as in the
> PulseAudio developer) came up with an idea of reserving / letting go of
> audio devices via calls over D-Bus. This is not implemented in jack1.
> I haven't tested jackd2, but I believe it is implemented there.
> I don't think any of them actually *suspends* PulseAudio.

This is what I was talking about. It's device reservation via D-Bus, and
it requires jackdbus from the jackd2 package to work.

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