[LAD] Floating point Denormals: C++ and Waf

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Aug 2 15:28:27 UTC 2012

On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 10:46 AM, David Robillard <d at drobilla.net> wrote:

> Is there a reason Jack can't do this for everything?  I am not really
> keen on putting a bunch of mysterious assembler crap in a host meant to
> be a relatively clean example, and it's even worse to make plugins have
> to do this...

JACK doesn't get a chance to handle the output of a plugin until the host
hands it over to JACK and the process cycle ends. Just have a reverb plugin
outputting denormals and then have the host apply a gain value and boom ..
JACK can't play a role in that signal flow.

> What is the scope of the state of the flush-to-zero flag?  Process?
> Thread?

process, i believe.
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