still JACK trouble [was: [PD] [osx] pd++0.39-1Beta available]

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at
Wed Nov 2 17:39:17 CET 2005

On Nov 1, 2005, at 6:03 PM, james tittle wrote:

> On Nov 1, 2005, at 5:19 PM, derek holzer wrote:
>> still no Jack support in this one? Funny thing is, even without Jack  
>> running, and no -jack startup flag, I still get no sound and the  
>> following:
> ...yup, no jack support in thar, but I'll see about adding it soon...
>> unknown API
>> audio I/O stuck... closing audio
>> sys_close_audio: unknown API 5
>> Nothing gets audio running as far as I can see. Let me know if you  
>> need any particulars beyond the fact that I'm running 10.4.
> ...what kind of audio device are you using?  I've noticed that the  
> audio settings don't necessarily stick between sessions, so have you  
> tried turning on the audio output via the preferences/audio setup  
> menu, after startup?
> ...I also should mention that there are real problems with 0.39-1 and  
> shutting down:  it won't shutdown properly for me, but hangs and I  
> have to ctrl-c out, which usually leaves a zombie pd process going  
> (with midiserver), which I've found it's really necessary to kill that  
> before launching again, because it's otherwise inviting trouble...
>, maybe tonight I'll be able to scrap together another app pkg  
> with jack and 0.39-0 (which doesn't exhibit the above probs)...

Check out my patch in the tracker, it fixes the build stuff to include  
Jack as an optional dependecy (aka weakly linked).  Unfortunately,  
Miller declined to include that part of the patch.



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