[LV2] LV2 event ports running out of space

David Robillard d at drobilla.net
Sat Sep 1 13:58:56 PDT 2012

On Thu, 2012-08-30 at 18:07 -0400, Jeremy Salwen wrote:
> Thinking about it more, it seems to be something that needs an
> extension.  A plugin should be able to stop processing partway through
> a chunk and say "Hey, I ran out of space for events, here's how many
> frames I finished".  Ideally it would just be the return value of the
> run function (think of an fwrite like interface), but obviously we
> can't make an incompatible change like that.  Probably just a tagged
> port like the way latency reporting works.  It can be an optional
> feature, and if a host doesn't support it, it just loses events, but
> it still works.  What do you think?

Something like http://lv2plug.in/ns/ext/resize-port/ ? :P

Implementing this dynamically can be very difficult, though.  I think
more widespread support for the static properties needs to happen, but I
don't know if dynamic resize is a realistic expectation...


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