-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 2011-05-17 17:24, Jonas Smedegaard wrote: > On 11-05-17 at 05:03pm, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote: >> currently libjack "recommends" to install jackd, which usually >> evaluates to not automatically install jackd if a package depends on >> libjack. > > It seems you have the terms confused, but the actual effect is correct: > > Currently libjack _suggests_ jackd (not recommend).
correct, sorry for the confusion. > I agree with the logic of that bugreport: > > Generally libraries for daemons should *not* recommend their daemon. good to know. i darkly remember something like this, but cannot find it right now. do you have any links? > The fact that an audio tool _can_ use some daemon should only guarantee > a suggestion. Audio tools that _mainly_ use that daemon can themselves > add an explicit recommendation on that daemon. > > > If the recommendation was added to the library, it would be impossible > for an audio tool mainly used without jackd to not recommend jackd. i see the point (though "recommends" is still no absolute dependency, so i don't see a reason why it has to be avoided) i only now noticed just how many jack-apps have indeed a "Depends: jackd" mfgar IOhannes -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iEYEARECAAYFAk3SlrgACgkQkX2Xpv6ydvQ+6ACeMURE9nvnKZTqo1R5F/Wj5JN5 Wa0AoJNHPnRSCd2joEv3mYwfaCZGRrq9 =GWxQ -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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