[LAD] ANN: convoLV2 0.2
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Mon Oct 22 12:31:35 UTC 2012
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> Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 19:57:31 +0000
> From: Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org>
> To: David Robillard <d at drobilla.net>
> Cc: linux-audio-dev at lists.linuxaudio.org
> Subject: Re: [LAD] ANN: convoLV2 0.2
> Message-ID: <20121021195731.GC6724 at linuxaudio.org>
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> On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 03:49:30PM -0400, David Robillard wrote:
>> The appropriate thing to use on OSX is mach semaphores. This code is
> I'd be most happy to replace the current code with
> some using Mach semas. Patches will be much appreciated.
>>> (A "blocking in a real-time thread is acceptable" argument)
> Yes, in some cases that is acceptable.
>>> (Hilarious appeal to irrelevant authority)
> Much more relevant than you are.
You can use semas on OSX, you'll need to use sem_open API instead of sem_init. Using here: sem_open, sem_post/sem_wait, sem_unlink/sem_close with success (In Faust Work Stealing Scheduler code). And semas are actually a slight wrapper over Mach semas. You can check that in XNU source (here for instance http://opensource.apple.com/release/mac-os-x-1068/)
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