[LAD] libsndfile version 1.0.24
paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Mar 24 18:16:18 UTC 2011
torben already did some exploring of one potentially interesting use
of sndfile's virtual IO api: make it use the async I/O options now
available with linux. this has some potential big gains for disk
throughput for an app like ardour.
On 3/24/11, Jeremy Salwen <jeremysalwen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Basically, instead of reading from a file, libsndfile can be passed a set of
> functions to read data from an arbitrary source.
> So for example, if you write a set of functions which will read a sound file
> from a memory block or a network location, you can pass them to libsndfile,
> and it will use them to load the data from memory or over the network, even
> if it doesn't actually exist as a file.
> This is the "virtual IO functionality". He has simply released a
> description of this API so that it is easy to understand and use. You can
> view it on the website here: http://www.mega-nerd.com/libsndfile/api.html
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 7:41 AM, Victor Lazzarini
> <Victor.Lazzarini at nuim.ie>wrote:
>> Whats does this mean?
>> On 24 Mar 2011, at 00:32, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
>> * Document virtual I/O functionality.
>> Dr Victor Lazzarini
>> Senior Lecturer
>> Dept. of Music
>> NUI Maynooth Ireland
>> tel.: +353 1 708 3545
>> Victor dot Lazzarini AT nuim dot ie
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