[LV2] Lost due to no documentation on writing LV2 hosts

David Robillard d at drobilla.net
Sun May 27 01:15:41 PDT 2018

On Sat, 2018-05-26 at 16:50 -0300, Juan Linietsky wrote:
> Been giving this a try again, thanks for the effort, but
> documentation is still so bad. I'm using lilv and here are some
> problems I have:
> - I notice that a lot of plugins are stereo and mono. I remember from
> the LV1 days, that if you found a mono plugin, it was enough to just
> instance it twice. Here, not all mono plugins have a stereo version
> and many times there is no effective way to tell (if my host is
> stereo) how to ignore the mono version of the plugin in the listing.

This is exactly the same situation as LADSPA (not coincidentally).

> - When instantiating a plugin from the host, the host is supposed to
> pass an array of LV2 features. Those are not defined anywhere, or
> documented so I will happily assume that I'm not going to pass
> anything and everything is going to work great, am I right?




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