[Ardour-Users] Mac recommendations

rob rob at curates-egg.org
Thu Nov 6 12:04:55 PST 2008

Matt Savigear wrote:
> Sampo Savolainen wrote:
>> It's very possible that you are running into bugs in Ardour. Have you
>> ran into multiple crashes which follow the same pattern?
>> One possible culprit which comes to mind is jack: what version of jack
>> are you running? SVN or 0.109.2 ? The current released version is known
>> for it's bugs which are mostly (hopefully all!) fixed in SVN. Sadly
>> there has been no releases since the bugs were fixed.
> I think it might well be jack, what usually happens is jack stalls and
> Ardour disconnects. I might try the SVN release this evening and see
> where I can get. I have avoided it so far because I am using Gentoo so
> the release version of jack always gets pulled into the package
> dependencies.
> I assume it's just a checkout, make and make install?
You don't have to install it manually on Gentoo;

[I] media-sound/jack-audio-connection-kit
     Available versions:  (~*)0.99.0-r3 0.101.1[1] 0.102.20[1] 0.103.0 
(~)0.109.2-r1 (~)0.109.2-r2[1] (**)9999[1] {3dnow alsa altivec caps 
coreaudio cpudetection dbus debug doc freebob ieee1394 jack-tmpfs 
jackdmp jackmidi mmx netjack oss portaudio sndfile sse}
     Installed versions:  9999[1](08:32:01 07/05/08)(3dnow alsa caps 
dbus doc freebob jack-tmpfs jackdmp jackmidi mmx oss sndfile sse 
-altivec -coreaudio -debug)
     Homepage:            http://www.jackaudio.org
     Description:         A low-latency audio server

[1] "proaudio" /usr/portage/local/layman/pro-audio

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