[PD] Clearing and Copying an array

Derek Holzer derek at umatic.nl
Thu Oct 28 01:44:37 CEST 2010

 From experience, I can say that [tab_copy] and [tabdump] do cause 
problems when moving audio files around during performance. Whether that 
is justified by a theoretical explanation or not....


On 10/27/10 4:01 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> 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 similar.

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