[Ardour-Users] High number of crashes

jonetsu at teksavvy.com jonetsu at teksavvy.com
Tue Aug 25 15:44:46 PDT 2015

On Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:31:11 +0200
Robin Gareus <robin at gareus.org> wrote:

> Ardour, Mixbus. Qtractor,... are plugin-hosts - they can load (aka
> host) plugins, but it's not the main function of a DAW or a Sequencer
> to host plugins.
> Carla for example or Ingen or jalv,.. are dedicated plugin hosts.
> Their main purpose is to load and run plugins only.
> hope that clarifies things,

Not really :)  With only this description one would think that the main
advantage is that in case of crash, the dedicated host would go away,
not the DAW.  Would it ?  At what price in performance, if any, is this
decoupling achieved ?


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