On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 02:32:45PM -0500, Gabriel M. Beddingfield wrote:

Therefore, any old program will work without recompile on a new libjack0. Jack 2 (formerly jackdmp) has also rigorously maintained binary compatability with Jack 1.[3]


[3] Going backwards has never been promised, though.  A
   program compiled against 0.118.0 will work with 0.34.0.
   However, the use of weak symbols for new features may
   make this available.

Isn't it exactly "going backwards" if jackd2 becomes the default and jackd1 only an optional alternative? Then applications are compiled against jackd2 and potentially using jackd1 at runtime. Is that assured to work too, or only hopefully working if weak symbols work out as planned?

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