[LAD] How to develop guis for LV2?

David Robillard dave at drobilla.net
Sun Nov 8 16:09:34 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-11-08 at 07:40 -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 7:35 AM, Gabriel M. Beddingfield
> <gabriel at teuton.org> wrote:
> > I (personally) really don't like having plugin windows flying all over the
> > place.  I think they should be layed out in the host application.  (And I
> > also think they should be widget-toolkit agnostic --
> > Qt/GTK/FLTK/whatever.)
> when you come up with a way to do that, please do let us know. this
> has been on the table for at least 8 years and no acceptable solutions
> have ever emerged. they either offer too little control to the plugin
> developer, or simply cannot integrate with the event loop of the host.

Qt can now use the glib main loop.  It seems like this should be
feasible these days, though I don't know if anyone has done it.

(In any case it doesn't affect the extension itself)


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