[PD] MySQL Pd external?

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Tue Jan 23 11:21:11 CET 2018

On 2018-01-23 11:05, Christof Ressi wrote:
>> i guess the main issues with an mysql external is that it breaks all realtime constraints. 
> so does [soundfiler]. for things like initializing/saving it won't matter, but you're right, constantly polling the DB in the audio thread is probably not a good idea.
>> which is about one message away in pyext.
> yes, but isn't this true for many things we do in Pd? :-D

oh definitely.

i'm not trying to prevent a [mysql] external.

however, from my very long lasting memory on and of the pd-list, i do
remember that the blocking issue was indeed mentioned and discussed in
conjunction with "some SQL" external.
some things change, but some things don't.


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