[Slackbuilds-users] realtime capabilities for jack and its apps

Ozan Türkyılmaz ozan.turkyilmaz at gmail.com
Sat Aug 20 09:02:14 UTC 2011

2011/8/20 Felix Pfeifer <pfeifer.felix at googlemail.com>:
>> Proposal: the doinst.sh for any audio synthesis or production package that
>> uses jack-audio-connection-kit should contain code in the doinst.sh like so:
>> setcap cap_ipc_lock,cap_sys_nice=ep usr/bin/whatever
> I think it's a good idea. I am maintaining a few audio Slackbuildscripts
> and thought about doing so, but i was afraid it would be removed.
> Would it? Maybe for security or whatever reasons we add an option
> to all these scripts that is mentioned in the README like this:
> "to disable setcaps pass the option --disable-caps to the script"
> $ whatever.Slackbuild --disable-caps

I support this idea. It can be disable and if admin wants to do so at
a later time, it can be changed back easily as well.

Ozan, BSc, BEng

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