[Ardour-Dev] Non-freewheeling export mode in Ardour 3?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Nov 1 09:29:08 PDT 2011

2011/11/1 Jörn Nettingsmeier <nettings at stackingdwarves.net>:

> good point - i almost never use resampling or encoding on export, so i never
> thought about that one. but only a subset of the export modes has this
> unbounded computational cost. how about i tick "real-time export", and it
> greys out all the dangerous options (encoding and resampling afaics)?

because that's not how export works at all :(

its an entirely separate "hook" into the process() callback that
assumes that it can run without RT constraints. disk i/o is done from
the same thread (or can be), for example.

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