[chuck-users] Communicating with external processes

Andrew McPherson apm at alum.mit.edu
Wed Jan 21 13:06:13 EST 2009

Thanks everyone for the advice-- this is a big help.  OSC ought to work
well, and I'm not sure how I missed the MAUI routines seeing as I use
MiniAudicle on Mac!

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 8:25 AM, Tom Lieber <lieber at princeton.edu> wrote:

> 2009/1/21 Andrew McPherson <apm at alum.mit.edu>:
> > OSC seems closer to a generic way of interchanging data, but it looks
> like I would have to spork a different thread for each parameter I want to
> receive (since they'd have different addresses), and that I can only receive
> one value per OSC event.  If I wanted, say, to receive 3 floats as part of
> one message, is there a way to do that?
> >
> > Is there a way to read directly from a pipe to another process?  I'm
> thinking of a setup where an event is signaled when new data is available at
> the input.  Any other thoughts on how to approach this task?
> OSC is what you want to use. Like Gregory Brown said, you can check
> the ChucK examples directory for code that receives multiple values in
> one message. You can use that to get around the problem of waiting on
> multiple OSC messages (by encoding the type in the data instead of the
> name), although there's no way to wait on two different events like in
> the code in your P.S.
> > Thanks much,
> > Andrew
> >
> > P.S. Semi-related to the above: is there a way to wait on 2 events
> simultaneously?  Thinking of something like these:
> >
> > midiEvent || oscEvent => now; // wait for whichever comes first
> > midiEvent || 200::ms => now; // wait with a timeout
> --
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