Jesse Chappell wrote:
> As discovered today by montcoder on IRC when using hydrogen with
> jack transport (and ardour), hydrogen's beats were drifting over
> After analyzing the situation, I discovered that we had rounding
> inaccuracies due to keeping the internal ticksize as an integer
> and using it for all frame position calculations. Changing the
> ticksize to float fixed the problem, and hydrogen is now accurate
> across all time. Whew!
> To prove to yourself it was wrong before, just start up a
> 'jack_metro -b 120 -t' , then a hydrogen (put cowbells on the 4 downbeats)
> and enable jack transport. then run 'jack_transport', and roll. it will
> sync right at the beginning, but do a locate command in jack_transport to
> a sample position far in the future and hear how off it is.
> Then repeat with the freshly compiled cvs with the fix.... and
> see how on it is :)
> This is a fairly important thing to get right, so i recommend a
> new release as soon as possible.
well done Jesse! :)
The release is almost ready, I'm waiting for the last translation and
then I will create the tarballs.
Alessandro <Comix> Cominu
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