[linux-audio-user] [ANN] dssi-vst 0.3

Russell Hanaghan hanaghan at starband.net
Thu Nov 4 13:06:18 EST 2004


Mark Knecht wrote:

>I have a hack that will allow you to run jack_fst with wine-20041019.
>I would guess that the problem effects any method of running VSTs, but
>I'd really like to get real info. It's a pretty simple hack that fixes
>the problem in totally the wrong way, but if someone needs it get in
>touch offline, or set up a web site where we can post the information
>more globally.
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>- Mark
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>On Thu, 04 Nov 2004 09:06:35 -0800, Russell Hanaghan
><hanaghan at starband.net> wrote:
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>>Chris Cannam wrote:
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>>>On Thursday 04 Nov 2004 16:18, Russell Hanaghan wrote:
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>>>>what advantages might there be for the vst specific stuff in
>>>>running this client as opposed to jack_fst or vstserver?
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>>>The only really compelling reason is that you happen to want to use VST
>>>effects or instruments as plugins in a DSSI host (which today means in
>>>Rosegarden).
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>>>Another practical reason to use dssi-vst is that it's probably less particular
>>>than jack_fst or vstserver about what versions of Wine it works with, but
>>>that obviously isn't an issue for you.  It is also possible that some VSTs
>>>might work in dssi-vst but not in jack_fst or vstserver, and vice versa, just
>>>because of subtle differences between the hosts, but that's just theory --
>>>I'm not aware of any examples.
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>>That would be a big deal IMO! I spent a LONG time trying to get vst
>>stuff working. In the end, the only 2 versions of Wine that have worked
>>with jack_fst were the one on Kjetils site and the current version I'm
>>using which is 05052004.
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>>>jack_fst will almost certainly offer lower latencies and better realtime
>>>performance than either vstserver or dssi-vst.
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>>This is a deal killer if the latency is significantly worse.
>>As soon as I get a chance I'll check it out.
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>>Thanks!
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>>>Chris
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I don't use Wine for much else other than vst. Is there any other 
advantages in running later Wine versions at this point? I did get 
Cubase SX installed and even working!  :) And EVEN with HyperCanvas no 
less. A tad counterproductive though!


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