Bug#699127: qjackctl wrapper script broken and not needed anymore

Adrian Knoth adi at drcomp.erfurt.thur.de
Sun Jan 27 22:03:48 UTC 2013

On 01/27/2013 10:21 PM, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:

> The wrapper script /usr/bin/qjackctl (launcher.sh) never uses
> pasuspender, since the return of the line:
> `whereis -b pasuspender | cut -d ':' -f 2 | tr -d ' '`
> is not as expected:
> /usr/bin/pasuspender/usr/bin/X11/pasuspender

Good catch!

We should probably simply hardcode /usr/bin/pasuspender. I cannot
imagine any other place on Debian/Ubuntu systems.

Alternative: asumme it's in $PATH and call "which pasuspender"

> Also, since we don't need pasuspender in most cases, there should be a
> strong reason to remove it.
> The only usecase I can see is when jackd1 is installed (as jackd2 can
> grab the device from pulseaudio), and the user intends to use jack with
> the same device as pulseaudio uses (if using a different device, one
> might want to use pulseaudio in paralell).

I agree, but maybe the truth is more complex. It needs newest pulseaudio
to work reliably, right? The one with the recent device reservation


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