I'm not sure if this is old news to others, but I just noticed that
jack has been approved for inclusion in main for Ubuntu Lucid Lynx;
this means that now PortAudio can be built with support for jack and
we hopefully will be able to have a distro that "just works" for
serious sound (although there is still some discussion about kernels).
Details are here :
Congratulations to the Ubuntu Studio team - it's nice to see that the
work and pressure to improve Ubuntu audio is paying off.
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