[PD] Issue with [shell] and jack_connect/disconnect

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Mon Nov 12 01:48:04 CET 2012

There are three libraries in the pure-data SVN that allow you to do this stuff in Pd itself:


I attached the newly libdir-ized jackx, with included Mac OS X binaries.  Just run 'make' to create GNU/Linux binaries.


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On Nov 7, 2012, at 9:33 PM, michael noble wrote:

> hi all,
> I'm trying to use the [shell] object to automate JACK connections under Linux by calling jack_connect or jack_disconnect. While this works at first, it seems that the ultimate result is that pd spawns a number of processes that remain in the background, and very soon jack_connect simply stops responding. Has anyone experienced a similar issue, or can anyone suggest an alternative to [shell] for this purpose?
> thanks
> Michael
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