[PD] [PD-announce] share-mem lib
pkstone at ucdavis.edu
Thu Nov 1 05:40:36 CET 2012
Cyrille, this is very exciting. Where can we get more details?
On 10/31/12 4:19 PM, Cyrille Henry wrote:
> 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
> This lib is mainly composed of an external, and few abstraction and
> 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.
> Pd-announce mailing list
> Pd-announce at iem.at
More information about the Pd-list