[PD] table size limit

Roman Haefeli reduzierer at yahoo.de
Mon May 29 09:59:14 CEST 2006

hi all

"Piotr Majdak" <piotr at majdak.com> wrote:

> Hi Alexis,
> Alexis Baskind wrote:
>> I am trying to use Miller's wonderful phase-locked vocoder on a big sound
>> file (i.e. some 20 minutes on 2 channels). My problem is that "table", in
>> which the audiofile is supposed to be loaded, even including the 
>> 'maxsize'
>> option in soundfiler, does not seem to afford sizes bigger than some
>> 1.700.000 elements, i.e. 24 bits I guess. Is there a means to overcome
>> this limit ?
> I don't know the answer, but I have a (maybe stupid) question:
> One great advantage of pd is processing audio in real-time. Why do you 
> want to load signals into tables and perform the processing offline?

the idea of the phase-locked vocoder is, that you can go through a soundfile 
with variable speed, but constant pitch. since afaik there is not 
possibility to read out a soundfile directly from harddisk with variable 
speed, you won't come around using tables.



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