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Subject: RE: [patch] improved volume peak meter in wps

RE: [patch] improved volume peak meter in wps

From: Nielsen Linus (ext) <"Nielsen>
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 08:10:27 +0200

> - thread based volume readout from mas (-> more
> readouts)

I'm not sure I like the way the thread is working. It reads the MAS
registers, calculates the max values and then yields, in an endless loop.
Since the threading kernel switches threads in a round-robin fashion, every
other thread that yields will have to wait quite a while to run again, since
the peak meter thread talks to the MAS everytime it gets to run.
Is it really that important to update the peak values that often?

Received on 2002-09-20

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