[linux-audio-user] Instrument Tuner: fmit 0.9.0

Gilles Degottex gilles.degottex at net2000.ch
Tue Nov 23 19:47:12 EST 2004


On Wednesday 24 November 2004 00:55, Wolfgang Woehl wrote:
> Gilles Degottex <gilles.degottex at net2000.ch>:
> > On Tuesday 23 November 2004 11:43, Wolfgang Woehl wrote:
> 
> > > -- fmit being ready with one mouse-click. Instead it
> > > disconnects any jack-connections and unregisters from jack.
> > > Unexpected behaviour I think.
> >
> > I currently stop then restart the sound capture to simulate a pause
> > state. It's usefull when you have to reset the capture system, just
> > hit twice the pause button.
> > to avoid register at each unpause, you can add your prefered jack
> > source in the settings dialog.
> > Should I concider add a real reset button and do a real pause button
> > ?
> 
> The whole point is: In a recording session you set up a certain 
> connection jack <-> fmit. You use fmit -- which has an appetite for cpu 
> cycles -- and then you want to release the cpu from fmit. So you want 
> to halt it's operation.
> 
> But you don't want to manually setup the connection again. You want to 
> hit a button and have fmit back connected to where you left it. 
> "Preferred jack source" is not always applicable, it's session 
> specific. fmit could remember it's connections and restore them 
> whatever they were, right?
In a fast research, JACK does not seems to support a "suspend" state or 
something like this, but I'll simulate one. There will be always a little bit 
CPU usage, just enough to raise the jack process function and throw away the 
data.

Gilles


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