[PD] How's Pd limited?

martin brinkmann mnb at martin-brinkmann.de
Thu Feb 25 18:52:20 CET 2016

On 25/02/16 18:09, Alexandre Torres Porres wrote:
> 2016-02-25 13:57 GMT-03:00 martin brinkmann <mnb at martin-brinkmann.de>:
>> if you want feedback in a complex patch,
>> (like these virtual-virtual-modular-systems) the only thing
>> you can do is to reblock everything to 1, which is not always possible
>> (due to high cpu load, conflicting blocksizes, whatever).
> This was addressed only to me, let me reply to the list.

sorry, i pressed the wrong reply button.

> I never needed to do it in a super complex patch, but anyway, what you're
> saying is not true. Here's how you can do it.
> Have your crazy complex patch running around all over the place.
> Now, for your feedback loop, you need to create a subpatch to "send it".
> Make it [pd fb_send]
> in it, create a short delay line, give it a cool name like $0-fb, use
> [block~ 1].
> then, for your feedback receive, have another subpatch [pd fb_receive]. In
> it, use [delread~ $0-fb 0].

would be great if it worked. (i've tried similar tricks...)

> voilá...
> check my self frequency modulating oscillator patch attached

the delayed signal is not a sine, when the blocksize in the
receive is <64.

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