[ubuntu-studio-devel] last minute uploads

Kaj Ailomaa zequence at mousike.me
Wed Feb 24 14:36:44 UTC 2016

On Wed, Feb 24, 2016, at 03:31 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:29:19 +0100, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
> >Is there anything else that needs to be done before the Beta tomorrow?
> >The archive may be frozen any second now, in fact.
> Hi,
> you could do inexperienced Linux users a favour by providing a version
> of JACK2 that can be used with Ardour. I suspect that many users will
> download up-to-date pre-build Ardour versions from upstream instead of
> using packages from their distros. It's even questionable if the
> version of Ardour provided by Ubuntu will work. Some audio cards can
> not be used with ALSA [1], they require using JACK, but when using
> JACK2 it requires a build from git to work with Ardour [2]. IMO there
> are too many pitfalls for newbies to build and maintain JACK from git
> on their own.
> Regards,
> Ralf

If you want to help Ralf, grab an ISO, find a bug, and report it. And
help fix it, if you can. 

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