[PlanetCCRMA] jack: upgrades

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Dec 4 14:10:28 PST 2008

On Thu, 2008-12-04 at 13:32 -0800, Tracey Hytry wrote:
> I ran into the same about a week ago when upgrading using the ccrma-testing.  
> If I can remember;  I tried to uninstall the older 386 jack and got a 
> warning that a few other 386 version'd apps would be removed too.  
> After checking it out I noticed that there these were just 386 
> versions of ones that were also installed as 64 versions.
> I'm sure there are reasons for having the 386 stuff there, but I 
> like to just stick with what this machine was built for.  So, I 
> went ahead and removed those few 386 versions while removing the 
> old jack, installed the new jack, and was happy.
> Also, if I remember(it was rather late that night), I had to also 
> fix a little problem with the 64bit version of jack to get it to 
> run properly.  In /usr/lib/ there was an empty "jack" directory 
> that was being referenced by the new jack;  so I had to remove 
> the empty jack directory and make a symlink for it to the 
> /usr/lib64 space.

Oops, that is a packaging error. I'll try to fix that asap (and send the
error report upstream). 

> The result was that I finally got jackmp working properly on a 
> 64 bit system.

Thanks for the feedback!!
-- Fernando

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