[Ardour-Users] LinuxVST in Ardour4.0.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x86-64?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Wed May 6 22:03:09 PDT 2015

On Thu, 07 May 2015 06:37:16 +0200, Gunter Königsmann wrote:
>Would it be possible to write a external program that scans for AU or 
>VST plug-ins and populates a list with them? This program could run in 
>the background not delaying the start-up of ardour too much and it 
>could even inform the list that a certain plug-in crashed before 
>actually testing if this assumption was right and (if it didn't) 
>correcting the error after actually scanning the plug-in: This way the 
>list would even contain the information which plugin caused a crash.

>> robin
>> [1] some aspects of this has been mitigated. VST discovery is now
>> delegated to an external scanner app. Also a crash during scan will
>> disable the 'automatic scan at start' preference and ardour
>> maintains a blacklist..

The first time ever, that I see top posting making sense, since the
reply already was in the original mail :D.

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