[PD] [PD-announce] pd 0.43-3 released

Miller Puckette msp at ucsd.edu
Wed Jul 4 18:16:46 CEST 2012

On Wed, Jul 04, 2012 at 02:46:20PM +0200, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
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> On 2012-07-04 13:14, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> > Keeping the thread talking to the audio back end always running has
> > some advantages:
> > 
> > * The audio card cannot be stolen by other softwares while DSP is
> > off * A cycle of turning DSP off and on is much faster, since no
> > thread needs to be stopped and started
> otoh, releasing the audio backend, allows other software to steal the
> audio card.
> i think this is a feature not a bug.
I think it's both... my current plan (which I could be talked out of) would
be to add a new option to keep audio device open regardless of DSP being
on or off.  Probably jack users will want the option 'on' and most others
will want it "off".


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