Multithreaded soundfile writing?

Miller Puckette mpuckett at
Mon Jan 8 03:12:35 CET 2001

Hi Larry,

Writesf~ (in the Pd release) is threaded.  


On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 09:04:23PM -0500, Larry Troxler wrote:
> I notice there does not seem to be an object that will stream a
> soundfile in a lower-priority thread. So far, we have sfwrite in GG
> externals, and sfrecord in Zexy externs. 
> Is there a particular reason that there isn't a multithreaded sound-file
> writer yet (other than simple lack of time)?
> I think I might take a crack at one, using pthreads (like the converse
> of readsf~). 
> Is it a good idea to do this? If so, are there any potential problems I
> should be aware of?
> Larry Troxler

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