[LV2] Request for info

David Robillard d at drobilla.net
Sat Mar 4 00:35:25 PST 2017

On Fri, 2017-03-03 at 02:41 +0000, Pavanashree K (RBEI/ECF3) wrote:
> Thanks for the reply. :-) 
> So, the only means I can call lv2 plugins, is usin lilv library ??
> Or, can I call the instantiate -> run -> activate - >deactivate-
> > cleanup calls is sufficient ??
> As, all the plugins follow the same procedure.
> Because, as of know, I am not writing the plugins. 
> My team is only interested in invoking it.

Strictly speaking, no, you can write your own code to do all the

Practically speaking, yes, use lilv.  You have no way of knowing what
plugins exist, how to instantiate them, what ports they have, etc.
without reading the data.


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