[LAD] Portable user interfaces for LV2 plugins.

Stefano D'Angelo zanga.mail at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 11:48:47 UTC 2011

2011/3/4 Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>:
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 6:02 AM, Pedro Alves <alves.ped at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Friday 04 March 2011 04:40:06, David Robillard wrote:
>>> Right now it's all in-process because embedding is awesome and
>>> there's no reason to do otherwise and lose it)
>> Hmm?  How isn't embedding orthogonal to separate-process?
>> What is it you lose again?
> if the GUI is in another process, its really absurdly hard for the
> host to add its own controls to the window. not impossible, but a
> level of hard that doesn't actually buy the user (or developer)
> anything. this means that the kinds of generic "every plugin" controls
> like "bypass" or "preset" that ardour adds to LADSPA and AU windows
> would vanish. not a huge cost, but a real one.

Total newbie for "advanced UI" topics here.

Can't you put those controls outside of the embedded UI window that's
running into another process? Or maybe this is not the issue?

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