[LAD] New LV2 host implementation stack

Jeremy Salwen jeremysalwen at gmail.com
Wed May 25 06:00:04 UTC 2011

Thanks a lot David!

I'm looking into switching from SLV2 right away :) (and perhaps creating
some Debian packaging).


On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 12:51 AM, David Robillard <d at drobilla.net> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have released my new stack of libraries for implementing LV2 in hosts:
> * Serd http://drobilla.net/software/serd
>  A fast, lightweight, dependency-free Turtle syntax library
> * Sord http://drobilla.net/software/sord
>  An in-memory RDF quad store
> * Lilv http://drobilla.net/software/lilv
>  An LV2 host library (replaces SLV2)
> * Suil http://drobilla.net/software/suil
>  An LV2 UI loading/embedding library
> These libraries collectively replace SLV2, and have no dependencies
> except amongst themselves, and Glib (by Lilv and Sord, but this
> dependency will likely be removed in the near future).  Serd and Sord
> replace Redland, making for a much smaller implementation more
> appropriate for audio software and embedded applications.
> Overall, Lilv is dramatically faster and leaner than SLV2, enough that
> the improvement should be quite noticeable from a user point of view
> (typically in a lag when the host first loads all LV2 data).  Anyone
> using SLV2 is highly encouraged to migrate to Lilv.
> These libraries are well tested, each (except Suil) with a test suite
> covering over 90% of the code, which runs without memory errors or
> leaks.  They are new, however, so (as always) there may be problems;
> feedback (at http://dev.drobilla.net/newticket or personally) is most
> welcome.
> More information available at the links mentioned above.  For the
> lazy/eager, all downloads can be found in http://download.drobilla.net
> Peace,
> -dr
> P.S. Packagers, please read the PACKAGING file!
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