[Ardour-Dev] waveform display for master track
arddev at sound-man.co.uk
Tue Nov 18 12:10:29 PST 2008
On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 11:05:35AM -0500, Jesse Chappell wrote:
> This leads to a more sane/doable compromise implementation: you would
> effectively have a destructive (tape) track around attached to the
> outputs from the master bus. This track would be permanently in a
> state of record, capturing everything to disk in its normal fashion.
> The implementation trick is somehow separating it from any global
> transport record state, so it will record all the time. Obviously
> this would use disk for the audio and peaks, but it would be limited
> to the length of the session. The upside is that none of the nasty
> bits would change in the backend or GUI. Just food for thought.
It would have to be possible to switch off this behaviour (my
personal preference would be a compile option to leave it out
entirely, but that's just me).
> Also, for this purpose I'd think that you may not want peak values,
> maybe RMS instead? That's a whole 'nother feature to add to metering
> too probably. Bring on the CPU cycles.
Bring on the clipping DACs too.
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