Bug#656910: RFC: Making realtime prios and audio orthogonal
dr at jones.dk
Tue Jan 24 15:04:40 UTC 2012
On 12-01-24 at 03:38pm, Adrian Knoth wrote:
> As outlined in #656910, "being in the audio group" and "having
> realtime priorities" aren't separated at the moment.
> To make these two independent, we'd need to use a different (new?)
> group for realtime priorities.
> Any suggestions? rtaudio maybe? Current idea:
> - modify jackd1 and jackd2 to depend on some new package, e.g.
> jackd-common (provided by src:jack-defaults)
> - have jackd-common provide /etc/security/limits.d/rtaudio.conf
> - use adduser --system rtaudio in jackd-common's postinst scripts
> - maybe ask the user about adding user IDs to this new group
> Do we have to coordinate with debian-devel about the group name?
If specific to audio then I see no need to consult debian-devel@ but
your summary hints that it might be a good idea to discuss with others
needing realtime priority.
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