[linux-audio-user] More Wine ing! :) and things VST...

Chris Cannam cannam at all-day-breakfast.com
Mon Apr 11 18:15:47 EDT 2005


On Tuesday 12 Apr 2005 22:44, Andres Cabrera wrote:
> dssi-vst works using the dssi packages from planet CCRMA (you just
> need to build dssi-vst). This also works well, but you can only use
> one vst instrument at a time.

I'm not sure I understand.  What happens if you try to use more than 
one?  It should be possible.

> I take the oportunity to report that 
> absynth2, though working takes a long time to load, because the patch
> names seem to load very slow. It's probably that absynth uses some
> special mechanism for determining patch names, which makes is very
> slow. Maybe there can be a way of avoiding querying for patch names?

We could query them on demand, yes.  I think most hosts would probably 
request them upfront anyway, so it might not be worth it, but there's 
probably no harm.  If I remember aright, VST requires you to select a 
preset in order to query its name, which is why it's so slow.  I'm 
probably forgetting something though.


Chris


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