[Ardour-Dev] waveform display for master track

Harold ardour at sait.nl
Tue Nov 18 07:04:50 PST 2008

On Tue, 18 Nov 2008 21:59:15 +0700, Patrick Shirkey
<pshirkey at boosthardware.com> wrote:
> Paul Davis wrote:
>> On Tue, 2008-11-18 at 14:35 +0000, John Emmas wrote:
>>> I think this is one of those features that people would find really
>>> useful,
>>> once they'd tried it and tthey'd soon miss it if they went back to some
>>> other system that didn't offer it.
>> Such a system would completely violate several of the main code-level
>> assumptions about what a bus is. That doesn't make it impossible, but it
>> makes very hard. 
> I'm thinking of leaving the bus system alone and adding a case where the 
> master bus pipes to a master track which generates the peakfiles but not 
> the waveform?

Ehm I might be totally wrong but can't this be implemented as a Jack
client, which sole purpose is to display a (scrolling) waveform in a
separate window?


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