[Ardour-Dev] OT: Guitarix on OSX

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Jun 16 17:50:51 PDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 8:38 PM, Chris Share <cpsmusic at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Apologies for this off-topic post, however I'm hoping that someone on this
> list will be able to help me with a problem I'm having with Guitarix
> (http://guitarix.sourceforge.net/) on OSX.
> Guitarix is a linux app which I've managed to get to build on OSX. However,
> the app's GUI is very unresponsive (lots of spodding for seconds at a time).
> Guitarix is real-time and multithreaded. I recall reading somewhere that
> Ardour faced GTK thread-related problems that were fixed by patching GTK-OSX
> (something to do with idling I think).
> Would it be worth patching my current GTK-OSX build with the Ardour patch to
> see if this fixes the problem? Any other thoughts on why the Guitarix GUI is
> so unresponsive?

there are no relevant patches for GTK on OS X any more that are
associated with ardour. None of the patches that I did write were
related to threading or realtime. All of the patches, except one
disgusting hack, are part of mainline GTK at this time.

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