aRts in trunk

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at
Fri Jul 29 19:41:19 BST 2005

On Friday 29 July 2005 20:18, Mark Constable wrote:
> Well fix arts and step up to maintain it.
> We need a kjackd... which could be a tweaked qjackctl.
> Jack can sit on top of Portaudio for non-linux KDE systems.
Jack sucks pretty badly as a desktop audio backend. Low latency means it is 
much more prone to drop-outs, and configuring and installing it is a pain.

My current suggestion is to leave sound mixing the OSS layer in FreeBSD and 
ALSA dmix for Linux, and just use a direct audio backend like gstreamer or 


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