[PD] Clearing and Copying an array

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Wed Oct 27 16:01:58 CEST 2010

On Wed, 27 Oct 2010, Derek Holzer wrote:

> Keep in mind that copying between arrays at faster than audio speed may 
> give the same kind of glitches you get when you use [soundfiler] to load 
> audio into an array.  For this reason I wouldn't recommend it during a 
> live performance.

It's not precisely the same situation, because you don't have to wait for 
the hard disk. RAM-to-RAM copying is usually a thousand times faster than 
that, or better. So, you won't encounter problems at the same size of 
array than for [soundfiler], and the size won't even be anything close to 

| Mathieu Bouchard ------------------------------ Villeray, Montréal, QC

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