[CinCV TNG] Audio Calf lv2 plugins WITH glitzy ui checked in -- note build changes necessary - GG

Sam cinelerra at posteo.de
Sat May 19 19:30:40 CEST 2018

I totally agree with Glen. WOW!
That's absolutely great news.

Full of anticipation I had to try out the new update immediately. 
Unfortunately, the new UI does not work. I don't know what's causing it. 
A data dump has been added. I also noticed that the LADSPA plugins have 
I'm grateful for any help.


On 19.05.2018 18:51, Glen MacArthur wrote:
> WOW!! and WOW!!
> This is HUGE news in the Linux Audio Video world! Thanks VERY much for 
> your perseverance in getting the full UI support, The ability of LV2 
> to have sophisticated UI's is really what sets it apart from it's 
> LADSPA predecessor although the host basic UI that GG had developed 
> was handy to tweak parameters and access the DSP the ability for full 
> UI support can really intuitively enhance the users ability to see 
> what they are tweaking. The whole complexity of getting UI's to work 
> is still a bit of an issue in the Linux Audio world where people 
> getting started with Audio plugins tend to develop LV2 plugins with 
> large toolkits like GTK and QT and writing hosts for these plugins and 
> their UI components becomes convoluted as GG I'm sure will agree. More 
> and more LV2 developers are migrating to 'simpler' lower level 
> underlying libraries like Xlib and OpenGL. It would be great in time 
> to see more UI types supported, in my experience very few LV2 plugins 
> that would be useful in Cin are developed with QT UI's so that is 
> probably not worth pursuing at all.. Anyway before getting ahead of 
> ourselves a HUGE debt of gratitude to GG and Phyllis for these recent 
> developments, it is not an exaggeration to say this is a game changer!
> Note there are a lot of LV2 plugins that are in Distribution 
> repositories and some that aren't, in the case of using them with a 
> DAW like Ardour if they are placed on the users system in /usr/lib/lv2 
> /usr/local/lib/lv2 or ~./lv2 then they will automatically show up in 
> the host. I see you've mentioned having people install the Calf 
> plugins with their package manager, does this mean Cin will locate 
> plugins on the system by PATH now rather than bundling the plugins 
> internally?
> A Couple of Examples of very high quality plugin sets using OpenGL and 
> Xlib:
> A popular plugin set using OpenGL for the UI's already available in 
> Debian (and possibly Ubuntu): http://x42-plugins.com/x42/
> A great quality set using Xlib available for download but not in a 
> Repository currently: https://sourceforge.net/projects/lsp-plugins/
> Side note* In AV Linux all of the mentioned ones and many more are 
> included by default in case any AVL users are building and testing 
> this new Cin functionality..
> Thanks again! Glen
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>     Sat, 19 May 2018 09:34:54 -0600
>     Subject:
>     [CinCV TNG] Audio Calf lv2 plugins WITH glitzy ui checked in --
>     note build changes necessary - GG
>     Thanks to input/suggestions from the Mailing List and many
>     frustrating hours of GG coding trying to piece things together,
>     there is now a glitzy user interface for the Calf LV2 plugins. 
>     Plus many more LV2 plugins work with Cinelerra's simplified text
>     controls.
>         Demo is at: https://www.datafilehost.com/d/0c25819c
>     New BUILD CHANGES went in -- so you MUST have the gtk-2-devel
>     package installed before you do a build since this is required to
>     get the glitzy interface.  However, if you do not want to install
>     this, the simplified interface is still available and you will
>     have to use "--without-lv2" in your configure.  Also, to actually
>     get the Calf lv2 plugins available for cin5 to use, you will have
>     to install the Calf Plugins Package.
>     It has been tested on Fedora, Debian 9, and Leap 42.3. Also, was
>     built on an old laptop around here.
>     Attached is a short pdf description.  Another email will be
>     forthcoming to address some previous concerns.  GG/Pys
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