[gmpi] Re: Reqs 3.9. Time - opening arguments

  • From: Tim Hockin <thockin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 14:57:08 -0800

On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 05:32:22PM -0500, Michael Stauffer wrote:
> >Latency. A graph can't sync to a plugin within that same graph.
> > At least
> >not a 'hard sync' like Rewire or MIDI clock.
> >  On the other hand, a plugin could do a reasonable job of keeping the
> >host's tempo in time, but there would be a certain lag due to the graph
> >latency.
> >
> >Best Regards
> >Jeff

> I see. So there'd have to be a GMPI 'hard sync' mode of some sort that
> would bypass the regular graph processing to go directly the host, but
> that would start to defeat the advantages of a generalized, modular graph
> approach, eh?

If the timeline controller is at the root of the tree, then it should always
be processed before plugins which depend upon it.  You should be able to do
this reasonably.

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