[PD] [PD-announce] share-mem lib

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Thu Nov 1 04:04:26 CET 2012

Sounds interesting, where do we find it?


On Oct 31, 2012, at 7:19 PM, Cyrille Henry wrote:

> hello,
> i just did a initial commit of share-mem, a lib dedicated to deal with shared memory.
> background :
> pd / pd~ communication is really slow. by example, having a pd~ patch with 8 audio in and 8 out, use about 50% cpu of a recent computer for each process only to deal with audio communication.
> sending a large array from one process to the other is almost not possible in RT.
> This really limit pd~ usability.
> -----
> Thanks to share memory, communication between process can be greatly improve.
> This lib is mainly composed of an external, and few abstraction and examples.
> Everything look stable, at least on a ubuntu (12.04) and a osX laptop.
> Implementation follow POSIX standard, so it will unfortunately not work on windows.
> everything that I need is there, even if lot's more work could be made. I hope to have user feedback before making more development.
> Cheers
> Cyrille
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