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Re: jack still broken

On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 12:38:24PM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Sep 2005, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:

> > Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> > > How else do you handle the case of a library which implements a line
> > > protocol (presumably Unix sockets, in this case), and that protocol has
> > > changed incompatibly?

> > You implement the new protocol on a new port, so that both the old and
> > new jackd can be run at the same time.

> No, you design the protocol from the beginning to have the first token be a
> protocol version, followed by a magic number(which could be different per
> version).

That doesn't make the new daemon any more compatible with the old clients if
the code isn't kept around to implement the old protocol.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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