[ardour-users] [newbie] hello and call for assistance
joq at io.com
Mon Oct 24 16:55:50 PDT 2005
> Am / On Mon, 24 Oct 2005 11:39:50 -0500
> schrieb "Jack O'Quin" <joq at io.com>:
>> I think his version of JACK (0.99.0) is too old for that feature.
"Klaus-M. Klingsporn" <klaumikli at tiscali.de> writes:
> but jackd 0.99.0 can be configure to start automatically.
> man jackd (Version 0.99.0) says:
> JACK is evolving a mechanism for automatically starting the server when
> needed. Any client started without a running JACK server will attempt
> to start one itself using the command line found in the first line of
> $HOME/.jackdrc if it exists, or /etc/jackdrc if it does not. If nei-
> ther file exists, a built-in default command will be used, including
> the -T flag, which causes the server to shut down when all clients have
> As a transition, this only happens when $JACK_START_SERVER is
> defined in the environment of the calling process. In the future
> this will become normal behavior. In either case, defining
> $JACK_NO_START_SERVER disables this feature."
Yes, you can set that env variable. But, this will cause *any* JACK
client to start the server automatically, which some definitely do not
want. So, be careful where you set $JACK_START_SERVER. Doing it only
in the ardour process is probably safest.
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