[ardour-dev] Two jack servers? (One internal to Ardour)

Florian Schmidt mista.tapas at gmx.net
Sun Dec 12 15:43:44 PST 2004

On 12 Dec 2004 14:10:34 -0600
"Jack O'Quin" <joq at io.com> wrote:

> Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> writes:
> >    I started wondering if it wouldn't be possible to have two separate
> > Jack servers? The first jack server would sync to the sound card and
> > Ardour would hook up stuff that actually goes outside of Ardour. I
> > think this is what most people would want to look at most of the time.

> With current JACK CVS (soon to be released) it *is* possible to run
> two separate JACK servers.  *But*, that does not do at all what you
> want.  The two servers each use different, unsynchronized clock
> sources, so they would be totally useless for the purpose you
> describe.

Well, wouldn't the internal jackd server would of course be driven by the host
app, in this case ardour?

if so, why not just implement a jack backend driver that is woken by the
host, whenever work is to be done. 


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