[LAD] How to develop guis for LV2?

hollunder at gmx.at hollunder at gmx.at
Sun Nov 8 21:06:12 UTC 2009

On Sun, 8 Nov 2009 20:53:40 +0000
Chris Cannam <cannam at all-day-breakfast.com> wrote:

> 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
> symptom.
> Chris

Example: Synth plugins in Ardour 2.x, loadable but unusable

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