Re: Generating VST headers
|--==> Javier Serrano Polo writes:
JSP> En/na Free Ekanayaka ha escrit:
JSP> I should warn you. You won't be the first one trying this. Others have
JSP> already failed, including me.
>>It sounds rather scaring :(
JSP> Considering the guy who was making the Ubuntu package failed, I don't
JSP> think you're gonna do better.
I don't feel very confident as far as legal matters are concerned, but
maybe Daniel James, who has already dealt with other audio/multimedia
related legal issues may help us (I'm keeping him in Cc).
Daniel, please refer to the beginning of this thread
to get the whole story.
>>Is dssi-vst equivalent to fst in terms of number of working VST
>>plugins and stability?
JSP> You should read its README, it shows good and bad points. I'm not a
JSP> dssi-vst user but I know it has its author's blessing to be distributed
JSP> (concerning binaries). And I can't test fst since I can't build it
JSP> (sorry, I won't use that binary package).
JSP> Have you thought about packaging an installer?
No, but sounds as a good idea to me. What would the install do exactly
in your opinion?
JSP> I see FST is a C project. I could adapt the header to work with C but
JSP> that'll have to wait.
>>That would be good..
JSP> Mmmm, I've had a look at FST source. It needs more work than I expected.
JSP> Unlike those other projects, FST needs tweaking and I'm afraid there's
JSP> still more research to do.
JSP> It won't be easy. You'll need:
JSP> - Upstream to cooperate. Otherwise, you'll have to keep the changes.
JSP> - Help from someone not bound to Steinberg's license to extend the
JSP> header (I've already achieved my goal, so not interested).
I see, looks a bit laborious but promising. Please let me know if you
go further this way.