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Re: Bug#248665: kdelibs in sid depends libjack0.80.0-0 which depends jackd; see 248665


[Sat, 14 Aug 2004] William Ballard wrote:
> kdelibs4 4:3.2.3-4 depends on libjack0.80.0-0, which in turn depends on 
> jackd; the bug is in libjack0.80.0-0 which should *not* depend on jackd.  
> It's stupid for me to have to install jackd when I never plan and 
> expressly DO NOT WANT to use it, just to use a KDE app.
> The bug was reported against libjack in #248665; but apparently they've 
> already decided to let it stand.  This situation is unacceptable: I 
> refuse to upgrade kdelibs4 to this version which requires jackd.
> Libs I can live with; freaking server processes that I do not want as 
> cruft are infuriating.

JACKD can only be started manually. There is no "freaking server
process" if you don't explicitly with your own fingers 
choose to start jackd manually.

[Sat, 14 Aug 2004] Sean J. Fraley wrote:
> While I understand you point, I think you are overreacting a bit.  Just edit 
> whatever script starts jackd so that it doesn't start jackd.

There should be no scripts that start jackd. Since in the future there
will be a better way of starting jackd, all these scripts are misplaced.


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