[LAD] How to develop guis for LV2?

Chris Cannam cannam at all-day-breakfast.com
Sun Nov 8 20:53:40 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 8:43 PM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
>  [X] This plugin was discovered but can't be used without hacking this
> host and recompiling because its uses an extension that isn't
> currently supported.
> That kind of PITA? :)

That kind of PITA, for every new plugin that is installed, but perhaps
the bigger problem is what to do about optional extensions.  The
plugin may run without them, but for all you know, it may run in a way
that is not really satisfactory for most real users of it.  Warn them
at install time and they'll certainly have forgotten by the time the
plugin actually gets used, or at least will be unable to recognise the


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