[Ardour-Dev] OSC signals about transport state

Johannes Mueller github at johannes-mueller.org
Thu Nov 12 13:47:18 PST 2015

On Thursday 12 November 2015, 14:36:47 Robin Gareus wrote:
> On 11/12/2015 01:02 PM, Johannes Mueller wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > Looking at libs/surfaces/osc/osc.cc OSC::current_value I see that once
> > upon a time ardour was signaling the transport state via OSC.
> Not "once upon a time"  but "in the glorious future".
> It's a prototype to outline how someone who's interested could add it.
> all OSC::current_value() calls currently return the transport_frame
> which is the same as the existing "/ardour/transport_frame" message does.
> > For some reason this
> > stuff as well as the registering of the concerning callbacks is commented
> > of ifed out.
> > 
> > Is the reason for this still valid? What must happen to get the feature
> > back?
> It does not compile, nor was ever complete. Someone needs to step up an
> do it. though looking at recent changes, the approach may not be the
> right one.

I am thinking about adding some stuff to the OSC communication of Ardour. So 
what are the recent changes that maybe make this approach not the right one? 
What would be a better one?




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