[PD-dev] Re: [PD-dev] buffer resizing
t.grill at gmx.net
Mon Apr 7 17:43:59 CEST 2003
as PD is largely not thread-safe, you can only do that if it doesn't
interfere with the operation of PD.
e.g. a patch may be accessing the buffer as well etc.
I'm afraid it's not easy (if possible at all) to introduce thread-locks
for the PD buffer stuff.
(vasp uses it's own "immediate" dynamic buffers for that and other
Am Montag, 07.04.03, um 16:54 Uhr (Europe/Vienna) schrieb Tim Blechmann:
> hi developers...
> i thought a lot about a buffer resizer that uses an own thread. some
> times ago thomas grill wrote, that it's not sure that this prevents
> audio dropouts because huge amounts of memory have to be copied...
> maybe it's a stupid question, but why is that a problem?
> isn't it possible to create a new (resized) audio array in a seperate
> thread and edit the pointer to point to the new array. after that you
> should free the old array...
> i'm not that into the structure of pd, that's why i'm asking...
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