[ubuntu-studio-devel] Coming Zesty Milestones

Len Ovens len at ovenwerks.net
Sat Feb 18 05:52:38 UTC 2017

On Sat, 18 Feb 2017, Ralf Mardorf wrote:

>> On 17 Feb 2017, at 21:52, Len Ovens <len at ovenwerks.net> wrote:
>> One more thing about -controls. I would like to remove the dependency on jackd some time (maybe next cycle) as there are getting to be more proaudio applications that do not need jack (Ardour for one) but still need the realtime and memory lock access that -controls provides. We do install jackd by default, but people installing studio metas with another DE need these
> Hi,
> Ardour without jack doesn't work with all sound cards. The RME HDSPe AIO Is one of those sound cards. Robin explained the reason for this on the Ardour list or on LAU. IOW  if you want to be sure that Ardour works, you need jack, since Ardour's ALSA abilities are limited.

No worries, we are not dropping jack. There are other problems with 
dropping jack, like the new batch of USB mics.

Len Ovens

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