[chuck-dev] Big Nasty Mutex (tm) + Jack + ChucK evilness
gewang at CS.Princeton.EDU
Mon Mar 14 03:52:46 EST 2005
> Well, the proof is in the pudding. I can tell you that every single
> audio app I have that does blocking IO and then shoehorns it into the
> jack callback is completely unreliable. Zynaddsubfx, ChucK, even pd
> (which is a shame) - I would never, ever trust these apps in a live
> On the other hand, I'm working on a certain project that is 100%
> realtime safe in the callback - it has never zombied, once, ever,
> regardless of load. I can trust it, I know it's not going to die.
> SuperCollider is also designed like this, and it's rock solid in my
I, for one, will take my chances with ChucK, no matter how
much it dies or sucks!!!
For great justice!!!
(And yes, we do need to make ChucK better)
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