[LV2] jalv hacking

Hermann Meyer brummer- at web.de
Sun Aug 30 07:57:26 PDT 2015

Am 30.08.2015 um 16:16 schrieb David Robillard:
> On Sun, 2015-08-30 at 07:33 +0200, Hermann Meyer wrote:
>> jalv_apply_preset fails in that state, as jalv seems to need to load the
>> resources first.
>> However, identify a preset by label have the advance that the option
>> could be used to set the windows tittle. The uri could be fetched by the
>> label identifier and then used.
>> Indeed, it could be done the other way round, but I fail to see the big
>> difference.
> The big difference is that labels are not an identifier.  At all.  In
> any way.  No, not even a little bit.
> It's flaky, slow, and a glob of messy code where one line would do and
> be better in every way (since the whole thing is fundamentally designed
> to look up things by URI).
>> Could one plugin really have multiple presets with the same label? I've
>> tried that, and wasn't able to do so.
> Yes.
>> But, as far I can see, the label is part of the uri anyway,
> This is only true for presets saved by Jalv, but even then is only true
> if the name happens to be restricted so it's not changed to make a
> suitable directory name.
> It's not true in general, and many if not most factory presets do not
> follow that simplified structure, which only exists to make saving them
> less of a nuisance.
> http://dev.drobilla.net/changeset/5717

Okay, that is cool.
It's indeed simpler then expected, and for sure faster then my approve.
I'll defiantly check it out.

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