[LAD] New kid on the block

Will J Godfrey WillGodfrey at musically.me.uk
Thu Apr 10 19:14:58 UTC 2014

On Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:10:23 -0400
David Robillard <d at drobilla.net> wrote:

> On Wed, 2014-04-02 at 20:47 +0100, Will Godfrey wrote:
> [...]
> > Also - and I don't know if this is actually a realistic situation - how would I
> > handle an all alsa setup? Would there be anything preventing me just linking to
> > the ring buffer itself?
> It's just a ringbuffer, little thing.  If you're concerned about a
> dependency you can just copy the Jack one or choose from any number of
> others floating around the web.
> Here's my two, in C and C++ flavours, FWIW:
> http://svn.drobilla.net/zix/trunk/zix/ring.h
> http://svn.drobilla.net/zix/trunk/zix/ring.c
> http://svn.drobilla.net/lad/trunk/raul/raul/RingBuffer.hpp
> Last I checked, these, the Jack one, and the one(s) in Ardour are doing
> the same things as far as barriers and correctness are concerned.  I
> can't rigorously claim they are correct, but they seem correctish and
> several people have hammered on them with many threads with no
> observable error.
> There was a test suite / ringbuffer shootout (by Olivier Guilyardi and
> subsequently tinkered with by others) called "rbtest", but the
> repository seems to have fallen off the face of the Internet and I can't
> find it anymore.
> Cheers,

Thanks a lot David. That was most helpful.

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