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@@ -4,16 +4,10 @@ allow them to share audio among themselves. Its clients can run in their
own processes (ie. as a normal application) or they can run within a JACK
server instance (i.e. as a "plugin").
-jackd has to run with realtime privileges. One way to do this on Slackware
-would be to use set_rlimits. Since 12.2 there's another way - if you have
-a filesystem that supports posix capabilities (reiserfs does not), you can
-grant jackd the rights to run in realtime mode, even when started as a
-normal user, with the following command:
- setcap cap_ipc_lock,cap_sys_nice=ep /usr/bin/jackd
-If you use qjackctl to start jack, it will need the same capabilities set
-to be able to start jack as non-root user. You can use the same command
-with 'qjackctl' instead of 'jackd'
+This package uses POSIX filesystem capabilities to execute with
+elevated privileges (required for realtime audio processing). This
+may be considered a security/stability risk. Please read
+ for more information. To disable
+capabilities, pass SETCAP=no to the script.
Optional dependencies are libffado and celt.