[Slackbuilds-users] jack-audio-connection-kit vs jack2

Klaatu klaatu at straightedgelinux.com
Thu May 28 10:08:11 UTC 2015

> IMHO I don't see a reason to merge both into one SlackBuild.
> I would say that JACK users are well aware that two versions exist and
> this is also a decision from the upstream maintainers and those who
> don't use JACK won't use it as it is may just a hard dependency from the
> maintainer.
> Also, both versions quite differ on some situations as you've stated
> with the link to the JACK FAQ. It's not just a question of
> dependencies.

I agree, and as David Spencer pointed out, that would not really work,
since the DOWNLOAD= links in .info are not conditional.

My concern really is that if a script claims to depend on jack1, that's
not correct, because it actually depends on either jack1 or jack2.


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