[LAD] How can a LV2 plugin know on what host's MIDI Channel it's on?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Oct 16 16:15:34 UTC 2014

On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 11:42 AM, Phil CM <philcm at gnu.org> wrote:

> Is there a way to retrieve this info (and others, ideally) from the host,
> thus removing the need for a "midi channel" control port?

I think you're confused. The host doesn't put a plugin on a MIDI channel.
It delivers MIDI events to the plugin which might be on any channel.

> Also, is there a way to tie the "volume" controller of the host (in
> Qtractor's case, the volume fader of the mixer strip) to one "volume"
> control port of the plugin, thus removing the need for the "control mode"
> control port ?

Absolutely not. Except via an extension to LV2 which both the host and
plugin would have to support.
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