[LAD] accepted use of sync callback

Lieven Moors lievenmoors at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 23:36:46 UTC 2011

On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 04:40:03PM -0400, Paul Coccoli wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 11:08 AM, Lieven Moors <lievenmoors at gmail.com> wrote:
> > My question is, if it would be acceptable to use the sync callback
> > to do this, because strictly speaking, my client wouldn't be a
> > slow sync client.
> I probably don't fully understand the problem, but I would expect an
> arpeggiator to make use of the tempo and BBT info in the jack
> transport state struct (I forget all the actual structure/field names)
> so that the arpeggios are played in sync with other clients.

Yes, that's the piece my program is missing.
Until now I've been generating the BBT info
(or part of it) within the program itself,
but without being a good slave, and without
having a timebase callback.

I'll have to figure this out...

Thanks for the reply,


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