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Re: [sc-dev] linux

On Tue, 16 Jul 2002, stefan kersten wrote:

> mego@xxxxxx wrote:
> > did anybody give a linux port of the server part a try?
> i did a port using jack and the whole auto* mess; i'm waiting
> for james to release his work under an open source license, as
> for to merge any changes into the code base.

yay! does it produce audio yet?

> [...]
> > all this threading/timing/callback stuff makes me dizzy. basically i think
> > the audio callback thread is running outside of the app (in the jackd
> > server), so everything should be one level easier.
> for out-of-process clients the jack callback is called from a
> separate thread (not under application control) which is woken
> up by the server. SC_CoreAudioDriver::RunThread() is
> responsible for communicating with the OSC world without
> blocking the audio thread, while time synchronisation is done
> in a third thread.

ah, that sheds some light on things, thank you.

> > also the coreaudio timing stuff seems more complicated than it would be on
> > linux. on linux, it would all be based on gettimeofday() anyway, so no
> > back and forth calculations between audiohosttime and osc-time and
> > whatnot. correct me if i am wrong.
> i already wondered myself. can anybody clarify?
> <sk>
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