[PD] Re: reduce CPU usage

Josh Steiner josh at vitriolix.com
Mon Jun 23 00:19:47 CEST 2003

chris clepper wrote:

> the basic problem with your patch is that everything is on all the 
> time.  even when you aren't using freeverb~ it's still processing 
> audio, same for everything else in the patch.  that's why loading one 
> or two sound files doesn't change the CPU load at all.  i don't 
> actually know if pd has the equivalent of MSP mute~ object which turns 
> processing on and off selectively (there's no mute~ in pd 0.36).  that 
> would make a world of difference in a large patch like this.

you want the [switch~] object, it disables audio processing in subpatches

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