A common plugin repository (WAS:Re: [LAD] ladspa qa?)
grh at mur.at
Thu Sep 6 08:49:06 UTC 2007
> well, it is mainly a packaging problem ... however, i don't really like
> the idea of starting a new codebase, mainly because of the development
> overhead ...
of course a new codebase would be nonsense. the problem is (again) that
now the plugins are packaged by author rather then by category or
> imho it is somehow insane, that ubuntustudio-audio-plugins, which
> provides ladspa plugins for ubuntu studio (a distribution that should
> work out of the box) depends on vcf-plugins, which is an unmaintained
> collection of filters, that will most probably blow your speakers, when
> you try to change the parameters ...
yep. maybe the gstreamer way is a possible solutions, or something
similar. they have three categories: good, bad and ugly (which are also
gst-plugins-good: a set of good-quality plug-ins under our preferred
gst-plugins-ugly: a set of good-quality plug-ins that might pose
gst-plugins-bad: a set of plug-ins that need more quality
So I think a common SVN/CVS repository for LADSPA plugins would be nice,
if all authors would agree on that and would manage their code within that.
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