Hi Daniel,2013/8/22 Daniel James <email@example.com>
> Hi all,
> > I understand what libsamplerate does from a user point of view, but I
> > would appreciate some guidance on why it is needed for streaming with
> > Liquidsoap, given that our users seem to be managing without it.
> # Samplerate is for having better quality resampling
> Does 'better' mean that Liquidsoap can do 'worse' resampling without
> having ocaml-samplerate built in?
> I thought 'better' was a reference to the rival library libresample, but
> I don't see any support for that in Liquidsoap.
> Sorry for the general lack of clue on my part :-)
No apologies needed :-)
Liquidsoap has an internal resampler, using a fast and simple nearer neighbor algorithm. Samplerate is for the cases where you want better than that but, in most cases, you should be perfectly fine with the simple builtin algorithm.