Gee, and all I do to 'render' a Rosegarden production is start jack_capture enslaved to JACK transport in a terminal, then click Play in Rosegarden... Doesn't bother me that it's playing in real time.
But then I only do this for fun. On July 24, 2019 9:51:54 PM HST, Lorenzo Sutton <lorenzofsut...@gmail.com> wrote: >Well... I have to resurrect this and be warned, as often with my posts, > >it is long :) > >TL;DR: jack midi is not that easy nor optimal, so maybe re-prioritize >LV2 with audio render of projects > > >After a few months of experimenting and discussing, I have come to the >conclusion that I will have to contradict myself (or at least put some >doubt) about this one. >I updaeted the feature requests but will add some thoughts on here. And > >this is knowing that both are huge undertakes... > >So I had the impression (and still believe, at least conceptually), >that >jack midi + jack freewheel would be the right way to go following a >'unix philosophy'. Now, it turns out that technically jack midi doen't >automatically mean that you get jack freewheel ('farster than >realtime') >e.g. for export. And I tested this in various ways the most outstanding > >was by trying to use this to 'rended' from Ardour using midi and >conencting it to a jack-midi application... Everything miserably failed > >and that's because (if I understood correctly the explanation I got in >the Ardour IRC), jack freeheel while is bound to at the same bound but >not checking constraints such as disk I/O. > >This would explain e.g. how other projects are dealing with it... For >instance this discussion on the Qtractor mailing list seems to more or >less support my point: https://www.rncbc.org/drupal/node/585 > >Now, back to LV2. >True: one can fire up (say) Carla and connect to it with alsa midi and >then record the result to audio, but as discussed many times this is >very cumbersome and time consuming, and whatever the technical solution > >I still strongly believe that having to do by hand something that a >computer can conceptually do 'easily' sounds quite insane. > >And let's face it, DSSI and LADSPA are dying formats, with very few >people still making or even maintaining plugins (as well as >distributions). >LV2 on the other hand seems to be quite active and now has a fairly >rich >ecosystem of plugin developers and users, opening up a nice palette of >sound for rosegarden users. > >I write this lengthy stuff because I _really_ (really!) like Rosegarden >and wouldn't like to see it slowly die, so maybe having LV2 and audio >render would bring (back) users and interest, which I think is always >good for FLOSS under many aspects. > >Ciao >Lorenzo. > > >On 24/02/19 09:22, Lorenzo Sutton wrote: >> Ted, >> >> Gotcha... And I personally agree that #471 is higher priority than >> #462... :) >> >> But I understand it's not something simple. >> >> Lorenzo. >> >> On 24/02/2019 03:28, Ted Felix wrote: >>> On 2/23/19 2:27 PM, Lorenzo Sutton wrote: >>>> So the the question is: would it be time to think about jack-midi >>>> support in Rosegarden? >>> >>> It's been time to think about that for years. Just no one has >time >>> to actually think about it. See feature request #471. >>> >>> https://sourceforge.net/p/rosegarden/feature-requests/471/ >>> >>>> But... maybe an upgrade to jack-midi would help making Rosegarden >>>> easier to interconnect and use more of the available hosts, synths >etc. >>> >>> So prioritize feature request #471 above #462. >>> >>> https://sourceforge.net/p/rosegarden/feature-requests/462/ >>> >>> That's helpful info. >>> >>> I wish I had time to undertake these projects. If no one else >>> does, I might get to them in the next decade or two. Maybe by 2040? > >>> They are on my todo list. >>> >>> Ted. --- David W. Jones gn...@hawaii.rr.com authenticity, honesty, community http://dancingtreefrog.com Sent from my Android device with F/LOSS K-9 Mail. _______________________________________________ Rosegarden-user mailing list Rosegardenemail@example.com - use the link below to unsubscribe https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/rosegarden-user