[Ardour-Dev] out-of-process plug-ins
paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Jan 30 04:16:35 PST 2013
On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 7:13 AM, Hartmut Noack <zettberlin at linuxuse.de>wrote:
> Am 29.01.2013 13:59, schrieb Paul Davis:
> > On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 7:55 AM, Alexandre Prokoudine <
> > alexandre.prokoudine at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Just my stupid curiosity... Is it possible to make LADSPA/LV2/etc.
> >> plugins run in a separate process, so that any crashes would not bring
> >> Ardour on its knees? It's what Bitwig claims to do regarding VST.
> > it is possible. but as i've explained numerous time on createdigitalmusic
> > and elsewhere, this does not scale.
> > if you want to run 2 VST plugins like this, its fine. if you want
> > EQ+Compression for every track in an N-track session, its like 1 JACK
> > client per plugin, and adds notable CPU load.
> So it would be nice, to have a choice here OK?
run an instance of jalv or similar, and use an insert from ardour to
connect to it.
this is silly enough to be a good enough solution for now. developers
should spend time making things work, not creating bandaids for things that
are broken, IMHO.
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