[LAU] [ann] CAPS 0.4.0

Dragan Noveski perodog at gmx.net
Sun Jun 17 13:31:23 EDT 2007

David Baron wrote:
> On Sunday 17 June 2007, Tim Goetze wrote:
>> The C* Audio Plugin Suite reincarnates as version 0.4.0.
>> CAPS is a collection of LADSPA plugins enjoying worldwide favour for
>> its instrument amplifier emulation.  In addition, it provides a
>> sizeable assortment of acclaimed audio DSP units, sound generators and
>> effects.  CAPS is distributed as open source under the terms of the
>> GNU Public License.
>>   http://quitte.de/dsp/caps.html
>>   http://quitte.de/dsp/caps_0.4.0.tar.gz
>> This release sees the addition of the fine work of David Yeh at CCRMA
>> on the emulation of classic tube amplifier tone stack circuits (more
>> here: http://ccrma.stanford.edu/~dtyeh/tonestack/ ).
>> Three new plugins are building on the tone stack: ToneStack and
>> ToneStackLT offer isolated implementations, while the new AmpVTS unit
>> combines a refined AmpV and a ToneStack circuit.  I'm very grateful to
>> David for his brilliant contribution, and I'm quite positive that
>> those who actively use the CAPS Amps will share this sentiment.
>> Also primarily aimed at the discerning guitarist is the new AutoWah
>> plugin, offering a versatile rendition of this classic audio effect.
>> The last new plugin is Eq2x2, a two-channel 10-band graphic equalizer
>> modeled after an analogue design.
>> -*-
>> Beyond the new plugins, this release also brings tons of major
>> improvements "under the hood".  All plugins have been hardened to work
>> glitch-free in the face of invalid control input.  Much effort has
>> also been spent on further elimination of denormal numbers everywhere.
>> Parameter smoothing (which is performed in order to prevent zipper
>> noise) has been refined never to occur at the start of processing.
>> The build process can now be configured to take advantage of the SSE
>> and SSE3 extensions on the i686 platform, providing slight performance
>> gains and automatic denormal protection.  The HTML documentation has
>> been thoroughly updated to reflect all changes.  Finally, thanks to
>> Paul Winkler CAPS now comes with an improved RDF file containing
>> plugin categorisation.
>> For the near-complete list of changes please see
>> http://quitte.de/dsp/caps.html#Changelog
>> -*-
>> Don't hesitate to let me know what you think.
>> Enjoy, and thank you for using CAPS,
>> Tim
> Better compile using G++-4.0. 4.1 fails with an internal compiler error 
> compiling ToneStack.cc. I filed a bug for the debian G++-4.1 as instructed. 
> G++-4.0 compiles fine.
strange, here it makes the same error with g++-3.4 and with g++-4.2 too.
the strange thing is that i don't find the version 4.0 in debian testing.

david, if you are on debian testing, can you please tell me what is the 
entry in your /etc/apt/sources.lst?


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