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Thu Sep 11 18:22:14 2014 UTC (9 years, 2 months ago) by persson
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* sfz engine: added support for float and 32 bit sample files

1 Version CVS HEAD (?)
3 * packaging changes:
4 - fixed building with newer MinGW-w64
5 - Mac OS X: support the new dir for Core Audio SDK
6 - Mac OS X: fixed building outside source directory
7 - made sure all source files for hostplugins are included when
8 doing "make dist"
9 - removed empty directories left from the cvs to svn migration
10 - fixed compilation with gcc 4.6.1
11 - another "make dist" fix, for the LV2 plugin
12 - made --enable-pthread-testcancel default on Mac OS X
13 - minor Makefile fix for building lscpparser when build and source
14 directories are separate
15 - Mac OS X: made it possible to specify plugin installation dir to
16 configure
17 - Mac OS X: Makefile fix for the install-strip target
18 - fixed compilation with gcc 4.7
19 - fixed configure script error with old autoconf versions
20 - lsatomic.h: use gcc provided atomic functions if building with
21 gcc 4.7 and C++11
22 - modernized configure script
23 - fixed linkage error when building with
24 LDFLAGS="-Wl,--no-undefined" (#190)
25 - fixed compilation with Clang 3.2
26 - removed usage of deprecated Automake variable INCLUDES
27 - fixed building with C++11
28 - build fix: ChangeFlagRelaxed.h was missing in makefile
29 - build fix: libsndfile compiler flags were missing in some
30 makefiles
31 - fix for building with bison 3.0 (#202)
32 - Mac OS X: added temporary hack allowing to spawn gigedit as callback
33 on the process's main thread
34 - fixed build error on newer MinGW
35 - support building with older jack versions
36 - support building with spaces in vst sdk path
37 - enabled automake 'subdir-objects' option and moved external
38 source references (vst, au, asio) from makefiles to cpp files,
39 in order to get rid of warnings from automake 1.14
41 * general changes:
42 - Refactoring: moved the independent code from
43 the Gigasampler format engine to base classes
44 - command line option '--profile' is currently disabled, since the
45 respective profiling code is currently broken
46 - Introduced support for optional environment variable
47 "LINUXSAMPLER_PLUGIN_DIR" which allows to override the directory
48 where the sampler shall look for instrument editor plugins
49 (patch by Luis Garrido, slightly modified).
50 - implemented Roland GS NRPN 1ArrH which allows to set volume per note
51 - implemented Roland GS NRPN 1CrrH which allows to set pan per note
52 - implemented Roland GS NRPN 1DrrH which allows to set reverb send per
53 note (in this implementation of the sampler its simply hard routed to
54 the 1st effect send of the sampler channel, no matter what the actual
55 effect type is)
56 - implemented Roland GS NRPN 1ErrH which allows to set chorus send per
57 note (in this implementation of the sampler its simply hard routed to
58 the 2nd effect send of the sampler channel, no matter what the actual
59 effect type is)
60 - implemented support for internal LADSPA effects
61 - raised limit of program change queue from 100 to 512
62 (as suggested by Alex Stone)
63 - implemented sine LFO, pulse LFO and saw LFO
64 - experimental support for per voice equalization
65 - added command line option --exec-after-init
66 - Introduced new C++ API method:
67 EngineChannel::InstrumentFileName(int index)
68 allowing to retrieve the whole list of files used for the loaded
69 instrument on an engine channel (a.k.a. part). Some GigaStudio
70 instruments for example are splitted over several files like
71 "Foo.gig", "Foo.gx01", "Foo.gx02", ...
72 - Added new C++ API method Sampler::GetGlobalMaxVoices().
73 - Added new C++ API method Sampler::GetGlobalMaxStreams().
74 - Added new C++ API method Sampler::SetGlobalMaxVoices().
75 - Added new C++ API method Sampler::SetGlobalMaxStreams().
76 - Various "const" and "restrict" optimizations.
77 - all engines: add pan CC value to instrument pan parameter before
78 applying panning, instead of using two separate pan functions in
79 series (#182)
80 - added a lock guard class for exception safe mutex handling and
81 used it everywhere appropriate
82 - Immediately apply scale tuning changes to active voices.
83 - Exposed scale tuning to C++ API (along to the already existing standard
84 SysEx way).
85 - lsatomic.h fixes: seq_cst load and store were suboptimal for x86
86 and broken for ppc64. (Seq_cst loads and stores are actually not
87 used in LS, so the bug wasn't noticable.)
88 - lsatomic.h: added ARMv7 support
89 - Added support for multiple MIDI input ports per sampler channel (and
90 added various new C++ methods for this new feature / design change, old
91 C++ API methods for managing SamplerChannel's MIDI inputs are now marked
92 as deprecated but are still there and should provide full behavior
93 backward compatibility).
94 - AbstractEngine::GSChecksum(): don't allocate memory on the stack (was
95 unsafe and caused compilation error with clang 2.x).
96 - Bugfix: only process the latest MIDI program change event.
97 - Introducing the LSCP shell, which provides convenient control of the
98 sampler from the command line by providing LSCP aware features.
99 - VirtualMidiDevice: Added support for program change.
100 - VirtualMidiDevice: Added support for bank select (MSB & LSB).
101 - VirtualMidiDevice: Added support for pitch bend.
102 - Aftertouch: extended API to explicitly handle channel pressure and
103 polyphonic key pressure events (so far polyphonic pressure was not
104 supported at all, and channel pressure was rerouted as CC128 but not
105 used so far).
106 - Added initial support for real-time instrument scripts. The script VM
107 code is shared by all sampler engine implemementations, however only the
108 gig file format currently provides support for storing instrument scripts
109 (as LinuxSampler extension to the original GigaStudio 4 format).
111 * Gigasampler format engine:
112 - implemented the "round robin keyboard" dimension
113 - fixed round robin and random dimensions for cases when number of
114 dimension zones is not a power of two
115 - made round robin use a counter for each region instead of each
116 key
117 - bugfix: pitch LFO controller "internal+aftertouch" was broken
118 - bugfix: filter keyboard tracking was broken
119 - filter performance fix (an unnecessary copy was made of the
120 filter parameters in each sub fragment)
121 - handle special case when pan parameter in gig file has max or
122 min value
123 - Exclusive Groups: don't ever stop voices of the same note,
124 doesn't sound naturally with a drumkit
125 - fixed EG1 modulation when attack or release is zero
126 - Fixed support for 'aftertouch' attenuation controller.
127 - Fixed crash that happened with velocity split sounds under certain
128 conditions (see also previous commit on libgig).
129 - fixed behaviour of filter LFO
131 * SFZ format engine:
132 - Initial implementation (not usable yet)
133 - added support for v2 multiple stage envelope generators
134 - added a fine-tuned v1 envelope generator instead of using the
135 one from the gig engine
136 - fixed memory leak and memory handling errors
137 - added support for trigger=first, trigger=legato and sw_previous
138 - allow non-numerical key values ("C#4" for example)
139 - "key" opcode now sets pitch_keycenter too
140 - fixed error when unloading instrument with same sample used by
141 multiple regions
142 - added some opcode aliases, like loopmode for loop_mode, to be
143 more compatible
144 - added support for trigger=release and rt_decay
145 - added support for off_mode=normal
146 - added support for random, seq_position, seq_length and volume
147 - added v1 LFO opcodes to parser (no support in engine yet)
148 - added support for amp_veltrack and amp_velcurve_N
149 - fine-tuned the default velocity curve
150 - added support for transpose
151 - fixed crash when using sw_down/up
152 - improved logic for sw_lokey/hikey/up/down/last
153 - added more v1 aliases to parser
154 - reduced memory usage for sfz data
155 - RT-safeness: avoid malloc in audio thread
156 - fixed a bug that could cause voice stealing to fail
157 - optimized sample lookup
158 - improved support for exclusive groups (group, off_by and
159 off_mode)
160 - added support for controller triggered regions (on_locc/on_hicc)
161 - added support for loop_mode=one_shot
162 - fixed playback of 16 bit wav files on big endian CPUs
163 - added support for Ogg Vorbis sample files
164 - use loop markers from sample file if loop_start and loop_end are
165 not set in sfz file
166 - implemeted filters. Filter types: lowpass, bandpass, bandreject
167 and highpass. 1, 2, 4 and 6 pole filters. Opcodes: fil_type,
168 cutoff, resonance, fil_veltrack, fil_keytrack, fil_keycenter,
169 cutoff_cc, cutoff_chanaft.
170 - bugfix: zero ampeg_sustain didn't work
171 - added support for velocity effect on amplifier envelope time
172 (ampeg_vel2attack, ampeg_vel2decay, ampeg_vel2sustain and
173 ampeg_vel2release)
174 - added support for EG hold (ampeg_hold)
175 - added support for sample offset (offset)
176 - use the newly introduced signal units model
177 - implemented opcodes lfoN_delay,
178 lfoN_freq, lfoN_pan, lfoN_cutoff, lfoN_resonance
179 - implemented opcodes ampeg_delay, ampeg_vel2delay
180 pitcheg_delay, pitcheg_start, pitcheg_attack, pitcheg_hold,
181 pitcheg_decay, pitcheg_sustain, pitcheg_release, pitcheg_vel2delay,
182 pitcheg_vel2attack, pitcheg_vel2hold, pitcheg_vel2decay,
183 pitcheg_vel2sustain, pitcheg_vel2release, pitcheg_depth
184 - implemented opcodes pitchlfo_delay, pitchlfo_freq,
185 pitchlfo_depth, fillfo_delay, fillfo_freq, fillfo_depth,
186 amplfo_delay, amplfo_freq, amplfo_depth
187 - implemented opcodes fileg_delay, fileg_start, fileg_attack,
188 fileg_hold, fileg_decay, fileg_sustain, fileg_release, fileg_vel2delay,
189 fileg_vel2attack, fileg_vel2hold, fileg_vel2decay, fileg_vel2sustain,
190 fileg_vel2release
191 - implemented opcode lfoN_wave
192 - implemented opcode pitchlfo_depthccN
193 - implemented opcodes lfoN_phase, lfoN_phase_onccX,
194 lfoN_pitch, lfoN_pitch_onccX
195 - implemented opcodes pitchlfo_fade,
196 fillfo_fade, amplfo_fade, lfoN_fade, lfoN_fade_onccX
197 - implemented opcodes fillfo_freqccN,
198 pitchlfo_freqccN, amplfo_freqccN, lfoN_freq_onccX
199 - implemented opcodes ampeg_delayccN, ampeg_startccN,
200 ampeg_attackccN, ampeg_holdccN, ampeg_decayccN, ampeg_sustainccN,
201 ampeg_releaseccN, egN_timeX_onccY, egN_levelX_onccY
202 - lfoN_* and egN_* opcodes defined in group sections
203 are now taken into account
204 - implemented curves
205 - implemented opcodes volume_onccN, volume_curveccN
206 - implemented opcode volume_smoothccN
207 - implemented opcodes fillfo_depthccN, amplfo_depthccN,
208 lfoN_volume, lfoN_volume_onccX, lfoN_volume_smoothccX,
209 lfoN_freq_smoothccX, lfoN_pitch_smoothccX, lfoN_pan_onccX,
210 lfoN_pan_smoothccX, lfoN_cutoff_onccX, lfoN_cutoff_smoothccX,
211 lfoN_resonance_onccX, lfoN_resonance_smoothccX, lfoN_delay_onccX
212 - implemented opcode end
213 - implemented opcodes egN_amplitude_onccX,
214 egN_volume, egN_volume_onccX, egN_cutoff, egN_cutoff_onccX,
215 egN_pitch, egN_pitch_onccX, egN_resonance, egN_resonance_onccX
216 - implemented opcodes xfin_lokey, xfin_hikey,
217 xfout_lokey, xfout_hikey, xf_keycurve, xfin_lovel, xfin_hivel,
218 xfout_lovel, xfout_hivel, xf_velcurve, xfin_loccN, xfin_hiccN,
219 xfout_loccN, xfout_hiccN, xf_cccurve
220 - implemented opcodes pan_onccN, pan_smoothccN,
221 pan_curveccN, egN_pan, egN_pan_curve, egN_pan_onccX,
222 egN_pan_curveccX, pitch_veltrack
223 - when failed to parse a sfz file
224 print the line number on which the error occurs
225 - use common pool of CC objects to minimize RAM usage
226 - implemented opcodes amplfo_delay_onccN,
227 amplfo_fade_onccN, fillfo_delay_onccN, fillfo_fade_onccN,
228 pitchlfo_delay_onccN, pitchlfo_fade_onccN
229 - implemented opcodes fileg_delay_onccN,
230 fileg_start_onccN, fileg_attack_onccN, fileg_hold_onccN,
231 fileg_decay_onccN, fileg_sustain_onccN, fileg_release_onccN,
232 fileg_depth_onccN, pitcheg_delay_onccN, pitcheg_start_onccN,
233 pitcheg_attack_onccN, pitcheg_hold_onccN, pitcheg_decay_onccN,
234 pitcheg_sustain_onccN, pitcheg_release_onccN, pitcheg_depth_onccN
235 - implemented automatic aliasing *ccN <-> *_onccN
236 - *lfo_freqccN wasn't working when the respective *lfo_freq
237 was not set or was set to zero
238 - lfoN_freq_onccX wasn't working when lfoN_freq
239 was not set or was set to zero
240 - implemented opcodes resonance_onccN, resonance_smoothccN,
241 resonance_curveccN, cutoff_smoothccN, cutoff_curveccN
242 - implemented opcodes fillfo_depthchanaft,
243 fillfo_freqchanaft, amplfo_depthchanaft, amplfo_freqchanaft,
244 pitchlfo_depthchanaft, pitchlfo_freqchanaft
245 - implemented opcodes pitch_onccN,
246 pitch_curveccN, pitch_smoothccN, pitch_stepccN
247 - implemented opcodes volume_stepccN, pan_stepccN,
248 cutoff_stepccN, resonance_stepccN, lfoN_freq_stepccX,
249 lfoN_volume_stepccX, lfoN_pitch_stepccX, lfoN_pan_stepccX,
250 lfoN_cutoff_stepccX, lfoN_resonance_stepccX
251 - implemented opcodes eq1_freq, eq2_freq, eq3_freq,
252 eq1_freqccN, eq2_freqccN, eq3_freqccN, eq1_bw, eq2_bw, eq3_bw,
253 eq1_bwccN, eq2_bwccN, eq3_bwccN, eq1_gain, eq2_gain, eq3_gain,
254 eq1_gainccN, eq2_gainccN, eq3_gainccN
255 - implemented opcodes delay, delay_onccN, delay_random,
256 delay_samples, delay_samples_onccN
257 - implemented opcodes egN_eq1gain, egN_eq2gain, egN_eq3gain,
258 egN_eq1gain_onccX, egN_eq2gain_onccX, egN_eq3gain_onccX, egN_eq1freq,
259 egN_eq2freq, egN_eq3freq, egN_eq1freq_onccX, egN_eq2freq_onccX,
260 egN_eq3freq_onccX, egN_eq1bw, egN_eq2bw, egN_eq3bw, egN_eq1bw_onccX,
261 egN_eq2bw_onccX, egN_eq3bw_onccX, lfoN_eq1gain, lfoN_eq2gain,
262 lfoN_eq3gain, lfoN_eq1gain_onccX, lfoN_eq2gain_onccX, lfoN_eq3gain_onccX,
263 lfoN_eq1gain_smoothccX, lfoN_eq2gain_smoothccX, lfoN_eq3gain_smoothccX,
264 lfoN_eq1gain_stepccX, lfoN_eq2gain_stepccX, lfoN_eq3gain_stepccX,
265 lfoN_eq1freq, lfoN_eq2freq, lfoN_eq3freq, lfoN_eq1freq_onccX,
266 lfoN_eq2freq_onccX, lfoN_eq3freq_onccX, lfoN_eq1freq_smoothccX,
267 lfoN_eq2freq_smoothccX, lfoN_eq3freq_smoothccX, lfoN_eq1freq_stepccX,
268 lfoN_eq2freq_stepccX, lfoN_eq3freq_stepccX, lfoN_eq1bw, lfoN_eq2bw,
269 lfoN_eq3bw, lfoN_eq1bw_onccX, lfoN_eq2bw_onccX, lfoN_eq3bw_onccX,
270 lfoN_eq1bw_smoothccX, lfoN_eq2bw_smoothccX, lfoN_eq3bw_smoothccX,
271 lfoN_eq1bw_stepccX, lfoN_eq2bw_stepccX, lfoN_eq3bw_stepccX
272 - implemented opcodes eq1_vel2freq, eq2_vel2freq,
273 eq3_vel2freq, eq1_vel2gain, eq2_vel2gain, eq3_vel2gain
274 - sfz parser: allow double spaces in sample filenames
275 - sfz parser: allow absolute paths for sample filenames
276 - use linear decay and release for filter and pitch EG
277 - bugfix: only the first amp_veltrack definition in a file was
278 used
279 - bugfix: looping was disabled if loop_start was set to 0
280 - allow regions with end=-1 to turn off other regions using the
281 group and off_by opcodes (#168)
282 - made end=0 play the whole sample
283 - fixed support for lochan and hichan opcodes (#155)
284 - fixed crash when using lochan/hichan opcodes (#187)
285 - sfz parser: allow -200 to 200 for pan_oncc opcode (#182)
286 - added FLAC support (#191)
287 - sfz parser bugfix: lines starting with whitespace were ignored
288 - added amplitude opcode
289 - added support for "#include" instruction
290 (modified patch which was originally posted by Sergey on LS mailing list)
291 - bugfix: generation of velocity curves etc should not be done
292 after each "#include", only after the main file is parsed
293 - bugfix: line numbers in error messages were wrong after "#include"
294 - added support for float and 32 bit sample files
296 * SoundFont format engine:
297 - Initial implementation (not usable yet)
298 - RT-safeness: avoid malloc in audio thread
299 - fixed a bug that could cause voice stealing to fail
300 - fine-tuned amplitude EG (by switching from gig to sfz EG)
301 - initial implementation of Vibrato LFO and Modulation LFO
302 - initial implementation of cutoff filter
303 - use linear decay and release for filter and pitch EG
305 * Host plugins (VST, AU, LV2, DSSI):
306 - AU bugfix: failed to destroy its audio/MIDI devices
307 - Listen to all interfaces on Mac OS X (INADDR_ANY)
308 - VST bugfix: If the host called resume() before and after
309 changing sample rate or block size, the number of channels was
310 incorrectly set to two. This caused silence in Cubase 5.
311 - save engine type (gig, sfz or sf2) in plugin state
312 - VST: when opening Fantasia, look for both 32 and 64 bit Java on
313 64 bit Windows
314 - AU: changed number of output channels from one stereo to 16
315 stereo
316 - VST: made it possible to build the VST plugin for Mac
317 - AU: link AU plugin dynamically if --disable-shared isn't
318 specified
319 - LV2 "state" extension support (patch by David Robillard)
320 - VST bugfix: instrument loading hang and crashed the host when
321 the plugin was loaded a second time (#174)
322 - plugin bugfix: instrument loading hang when the plugin was
323 loaded a second time (this time it's for Linux and Mac, previous
324 similar fix was for Windows)
325 - thread safety fixes for the instrument loading thread
326 - LV2: use the new lv2 package if present
327 - VST: try to open Fantasia automatically on Linux and Mac too (on
328 Linux, the Fantasia jar should be placed in <prefix>/share/java)
329 - VST: fixed crashes on Linux Ardour and EnergyXT
330 - DSSI bugfix: it wasn't possible to change engine type. The MIDI
331 port and audio channel routing for DSSI plugins are now visible.
332 - LV2: use urid and atom extensions instead of deprecated uri-map
333 and event
334 - LV2: lv2 package 1.0 is now required to build the LV2 plugin
335 - LV2: changed number of output channels to 16 stereo, just like
336 the VST and AU plugins
337 - LV2: fixed save/restore of SFZ state (patch by David Robillard)
338 - LV2: made LV2 plugin buildable on Windows and Mac
339 - VST: implemented retrieval and switching of programs using the
340 sampler's internal MIDI instrument mapping system
342 * MIDI driver:
343 - ALSA MIDI driver supports now "NAME" device parameter, for overriding
344 the ALSA sequencer client name
345 - removed limit of maximum amount of MIDI ports per MIDI device, since
346 there is no reason for this limit
347 - MME: fixed memory handling bug found with cppcheck
348 - MME: removed compiler warning
349 - CoreMIDI: implemented driver specific port parameter "CORE_MIDI_BINDINGS",
350 which allows to retrieve the list of CoreMIDI clients / ports and to connect
351 to them a la JACK, via the usual sampler APIs
352 - CoreMIDI: added driver specific port parameter "AUTO_BIND", if enabled
353 the driver will automatically connect to other CoreMIDI clients' ports
354 (e.g. external MIDI devices being attached to the Mac)
355 - added support for MIDI note on velocity filter
356 - CoreMIDI: fixed memory deallocation error
357 - Fixed variable underflow in VirtualMidiDevice, which caused graphical
358 virtual keyboards in frontends / instrument editors being stuck.
359 - Bugfix in VirtualMidiDevice: process note on with velocity 0 as note off.
360 - Implemented missing handling of MIDI "running status".
361 - CoreMIDI fix: a MIDIPacket can contain more than one event per packet.
362 - MME bugfix: driver wasn't closed properly
363 - CoreMIDI: automatically connect to all input sources by default (driver
364 parameter "AUTO_BIND").
366 * audio driver:
367 - ASIO driver fixes for newer gcc versions (fix from PortAudio)
368 - JACK audio: react on sample rate changes.
369 - JACK audio: react on buffer size changes.
370 - JACK audio: jack_port_get_buffer() was cached and called outside
371 RT context.
372 - ASIO driver: removed compiler warnings
373 - CoreAudio: fixed minor error handling bug
374 - ASIO driver: be more verbose when no ASIO card could be found (fixes #203)
375 - JACK audio: return the JACK server's current sample rate as default value
376 for audio device parameter "SAMPLERATE" (fixes #166).
378 * LSCP server:
379 - added support for sending MIDI CC messages via LSCP command
380 "SEND CHANNEL MIDI_DATA CC <sampler-chan> <ctrl> <val>"
381 - added LSCP command "GET AVAILABLE_EFFECTS"
382 - added LSCP command "LIST AVAILABLE_EFFECTS"
383 - added LSCP command "GET EFFECT INFO <effect-index>"
384 - added LSCP command "CREATE EFFECT_INSTANCE <effect-index>"
385 - added LSCP command
386 "CREATE EFFECT_INSTANCE <effect-system> <module> <effect-name>"
387 - added LSCP command "DESTROY EFFECT_INSTANCE <effect-instance>"
388 - added LSCP command "GET EFFECT_INSTANCES"
389 - added LSCP command "LIST EFFECT_INSTANCES"
390 - added LSCP command "GET EFFECT_INSTANCE INFO <effect-instance>"
391 - added LSCP command
392 "GET EFFECT_INSTANCE_INPUT_CONTROL INFO <effect-instance> <input-control>"
394 <effect-instance> <input-control> <value>"
395 - added LSCP command "GET SEND_EFFECT_CHAINS <audio-device>"
396 - added LSCP command "LIST SEND_EFFECT_CHAINS <audio-device>"
397 - added LSCP command "ADD SEND_EFFECT_CHAIN <audio-device>"
398 - added LSCP command
399 "REMOVE SEND_EFFECT_CHAIN <audio-device> <effect-chain>"
400 - added LSCP command
401 "GET SEND_EFFECT_CHAIN INFO <audio-device> <effect-chain>"
402 - added LSCP command "APPEND SEND_EFFECT_CHAIN EFFECT <audio-device>
403 <effect-chain> <effect-instance>"
404 - added LSCP command "INSERT SEND_EFFECT_CHAIN EFFECT <audio-device>
405 <effect-chain> <effect-chain-pos> <effect-instance>"
406 - added LSCP command "REMOVE SEND_EFFECT_CHAIN EFFECT <audio-device>
407 <effect-chain> <chain-pos>"
408 - added LSCP command "SET FX_SEND EFFECT <sampler_channel>
409 <fx_send_id> <effect_chain> <chain_pos>"
410 - added LSCP command "REMOVE FX_SEND EFFECT <sampler_channel> <fx_send_id>"
414 - provide comprehensive error messages on LSCP syntax errors
415 (suggesting expected next non-terminal symbols)
417 * LSCP shell:
418 - Added support for auto correction of obvious and trivial syntax mistakes.
419 - Added support for auto completion by tab key.
420 - Show currently available auto completion while typing.
421 - Added support for browsing command history with up / down keys.
422 - Show all possible next symbols immediately right to the current command
423 line while typing (no double tab required for this feature, as it would
424 be the case in other shells).
425 - Added support for moving cursor left/right with arrow keys.
426 - Added support for built-in LSCP reference documentation, which will
427 automatically show the relevant LSCP reference section on screen as soon
428 as one specific LSCP command was detected while typing on the command
429 line.
431 * Real-time instrument scripts:
432 - Implemented built-in script array variable %CC.
433 - Implemented built-in script int variable $CC_NUM.
434 - Implemented built-in script int variable $EVENT_NOTE.
435 - Implemented built-in script int variable $EVENT_VELOCITY.
436 - Implemented built-in script constant variable $VCC_MONO_AT.
437 - Implemented built-in script constant variable $VCC_PITCH_BEND.
438 - Implemented execution of script event handler "init".
439 - Implemented execution of script event handler "controller".
440 - Implemented execution of script event handler "note".
441 - Implemented execution of script event handler "release".
442 - Implemented built-in script function "play_note()" (only two of the
443 max. four function arguments are currently implemented yet though).
444 - Implemented built-in script int variable $EVENT_ID.
445 - Implemented built-in script function "ignore_event()"
446 - Implemented built-in script function "ignore_controller()" (may have one
447 or no argument).
448 - Implemented built-in script function "set_controller()".
449 - Added extended script VM for the Gigasampler/GigaStudio format sampler
450 engine, which extends the general instrument script VM with Giga format
451 specific variables and functions.
452 - Giga format scripts: added built-in script int constant variables
463 - Giga format scripts: Implemented built-in script function
464 "gig_set_dim_zone(event_id, dimension, zone)".
465 - Implemented built-in script int array variable $KEY_DOWN.
466 - Implemented built-in script function "abs()".
467 - Implemented built-in script function "random()".
468 - Implemented built-in script function "num_elements()".
469 - Implemented built-in script function "note_off()".
470 - Implemented built-in script function "set_event_mark()".
471 - Implemented built-in script function "delete_event_mark()".
472 - Implemented built-in script function "by_marks()".
473 - Added built-in script int const variables $MARK_1 to $MARK_28.
474 - Built-in script functions "ignore_event()", "note_off()" and
475 "gig_set_dim_zone()" now also accept an array of event IDs as argument
476 (i.e. return value of new script function "by_marks()").
477 - Pass/preserve polyphonic variable data from respective "note" event
478 handler to "release" event handler.
480 * Bug fixes:
481 - Fixed crash which may occur when MIDI key + transpose is out of range
482 - minor valgrind fixes
483 - fixed crash which occurred when changing an already deployed sampler
484 channel to a different engine type
485 - fixed crash when deleting a sampler channel or changing engine
486 type while an instrument load was in progress
487 - bugfix: playing a note while changing the instrument could cause
488 a crash, or give "Handing back unknown region" error messages
489 - bugfix: calling SET VOICES (which Fantasia does on start and
490 refresh) could cause instruments to be unloaded
491 - Mac OS X: fixed name collision of enum in EffectControl and
492 wrong name of destructor in AudioOutputDeviceCoreAudio.cpp
493 - Mac OS X: fixed hanging threads
494 - Windows: disabled the previous thread fix on non-Mac systems, as
495 it caused hanging threads on Windows
496 - Fixed possible crashes due to corrupted MIDI/audio device list
497 after MIDI/audio device creation failure
498 - When creating MIDI instrument map entries with "PERSISTENT" type, the
499 instruments were uselessly precached with zero samples, however it still
500 took the full preloading time and on 1st program change the respective
501 instrument was completely reloaded again.
502 - fixed handling of rapid bank select and program change messages
503 sent to the same sampler channel (patch from the Open Octave
504 project, slightly adjusted)
505 - fixed crash when trying to create an effect instance with controls
506 which min and/or max values depend on the sample rate
507 - fixed bug #162
508 - bugfix: LADSPA_PATH was not evaluated correctly when containing
509 multiple paths (#165)
510 - thread safety fixes for the instrument loading thread
511 - bugfix: instrument loading crashed for sfz and sf2 in Ardour
512 (#176)
513 - more thread safety fixes for the instrument loading thread
514 - sfz/sf2 engine: fixed crash when using small audio fragment size
515 - Mac OS X: fixed crash when unloading plugin on 10.7 and later
516 - Mac OS X: fixed process hang when unloading 32-bit plugin (bug
517 introduced in previous fix)
518 - fixed crash when a channel received a program change while
519 playing a note in a key group
520 - fixed erroneous error message piping in VoiceBase.h
521 (labelled "Disk stream not available in time")
522 - Update effects on sample rate & period size changes (to avoid
523 crashes and noise on such transitions).
524 - ignore missing LADSPA paths without ignoring valid LADSPA paths
525 (fixes #208)
526 - Fixed bug in LSCP grammar definition which caused a statement like
527 "GET SERVER INFOasdf\n" to be accepted as valid statement (was so far
528 practically irrelevant, however it caused problems with the new LSCP
529 shell's auto completion feature).
530 - Fixed MIDI program change messages being ignored if quickly executed
531 after each other (fixes #231).
533 Version 1.0.0 (31 July 2009)
535 * packaging changes:
536 - autoconf bugfix: the PKG_CONFIG variable wasn't initialized properly,
537 causing e.g. the libgig test to fail when
538 "./configure --disable-jack-driver" was used
539 (patch by Alexis Ballier)
540 - fixed compilation with gcc 4.3
541 - fixes for building on OS X (thanks to Ebrahim Mayat for testing)
542 - fixed configure so it detects x86_64 (#107)
543 - fixes for building with newer MinGW versions
544 - fix for building with bison 2.4 (#111)
545 - fixed building with libgig installed in a non-standard directory
546 - minor fix in configure for mmsystem.h detection on MinGW
547 - Windows: look for editor plugins and Fantasia using base
548 directory of liblinuxsampler dll (look in the same directory and one
549 directory above)
550 - configure script fix: removed unconditional use of SSE
551 - fixed building with sqlite installed in a non-standard directory
552 - when cross-compiling, don't try to create instruments.db
553 - fix for new mingw-w64 version, which has usleep
555 * general changes:
556 - bugfix: on some POSIX systems instrument editor plugins refused to
557 load as we used a non-portable Linux specific struct field
558 (fixes bug #70, patch by Ronald Baljeu)
559 - fixed endless loop which occured when loading an instrument editor
560 plugin DLL on Windows systems failed
561 - fixed memory leaks that occurred when liblinuxsampler was unloaded
562 - optimized the SynchronizedConfig class so it doesn't wait
563 unnecessarily long after an update
564 - added support for notifying instrument editors on note-on / note-off
565 events (e.g. to highlight the pressed keys on the virtual keyboard
566 of gigedit)
567 - added support for triggering notes by instrument editors (see above)
568 - be verbose on DLL load errors (on Linux)
569 - fixed di-harmonic triangle LFO implementation (this LFO implementation
570 is only used by very few systems, most pick the int math
571 implementation, which is usually faster)
572 - fixes for audio drivers with varying buffer sizes
573 - experimental support for running LinuxSampler as a DSSI, LV2 and
574 VST plugin
575 - notification events for stream/voice count statistics are now sent
576 only when there are actual changes
577 - added memory ordering constraints to improve stability on
578 multi-core and multi-cpu systems
579 - maximum voices and disk streams can now be altered at runtime
580 - fixed CPU feature detection on x86_64 (maybe fixes #108)
581 - automatic stacktrace mechanism is now turned off by default and can
582 be switched on by command line option "--stacktrace" (the automatic
583 stacktrace mechanism seems to be broken on most systems at the moment)
584 - C++ API method InstrumentManager::LaunchInstrumentEditor() now returns
585 a pointer to the launched InstrumentEditor object
586 - added optional 3rd party user data parameter for following
587 liblinuxsampler C++ API methods: InstrumentEditor::Main(),
588 InstrumentEditor::Launch(),
589 InstrumentManager::LaunchInstrumentEditor()
590 - theoretical fix: made SynchronizedConfig follow C++0x memory
591 model more strictly
592 - fixes for using large audio device buffers
593 - Windows: add the installation directory to the DLL search path
594 when loading an editor plugin (solves problems with VST and
595 gigedit on systems with other GTK versions installed)
596 - updated linuxsampler man page
598 * audio driver:
599 - removed the nonsense audio channel constraint (which was hard coded to
600 max. 100 audio channels) for most audio drivers
601 - JACK audio driver did not offer a device parameter "SAMPLERATE" as
602 opposed to the LSCP specs
603 - bugfix: the SAMPLERATE parameter of some drivers (e.g. JACK)
604 reflected the wrong value
605 - fixed a memory management bug in ASIO driver
606 - Makefile fix: JACK_CFLAGS wasn't used
607 - JACK: use jack_client_open instead of the deprecated
608 jack_client_new
609 - added (experimental) CoreAudio driver
610 - applied old fixes to the ASIO driver that were included in the
611 previous binary release but accidentally never committed to CVS
612 (fixes #117)
613 - fixes for ASIO on mingw-w64 (iasio wrapper is not needed on
614 win64)
615 - VST: added support for sample rate and buffer size changes
616 - VST: close editor (Fantasia) when the VST is removed
617 - VST: avoid opening Fantasia more than once for each VST instance
618 - VST: export main function as "main" on Linux too (fix for
619 energyXT)
620 - VST: changed number of output channels from one stereo to 16
621 stereo
622 - added channel routing, fxsends and midi maps to the settings
623 stored in the plugin state
624 - performance optimization of AudioChannel::MixTo() and
625 AudioChannel::CopyTo() methods using GCC vector exensions
626 (if available)
627 - ASIO fixes: avoid initializing the device twice, avoid throwing
628 exception when getting parameters from a disconnected device
630 * MIDI driver:
631 - added JACK MIDI driver
632 - dispatch bank select as ordinary CC as well, the user might seriously
633 want to (mis)use it for some purpose ("fixed" in all current MIDI
634 input drivers: ALSA, CoreMIDI, JACK, MidiShare, MME)
635 - bugfix: pitch bend wasn't working with JackMidi, VST, LV2, MME,
636 CoreMidi or AU
637 - fixed mingw-w64 compilation error in MME driver
638 - made program change handling in MIDI thread real-time safe by
639 moving the logic to a non-RT thread
640 - fixed minor memory leak in ALSA driver
642 * instruments database:
643 - avoid time consuming samples scanning when adding instruments
644 to the instruments database
645 - added support for handling lost files in the instruments database
646 - Implemented option for adding instruments in separate directories
647 in the instruments database
648 (patch by Chris Cherrett & Andrew Williams, a bit adjusted)
649 - work-around for missing fnmatch function on Windows to make
650 instrument database compilable
651 - added instrument database support on Windows
652 works with both standalone mode and VST plugin.
653 the instruments DB file is located in
654 %USERPROFILE%\.linuxsampler\instruments.db which allows different
655 databases for each windows user
656 if no DB is present it automatically creates the .linuxsampler subdir
657 and then creates an empty DB
658 - fixed recursive import, which was broken on Windows
660 * Gigasampler format engine:
661 - fixed a memory leak that could happen when a channel was deleted
662 while notes were playing
663 - made it possible to load an instrument even if the audio thread
664 isn't running
665 - added partial support for the "Controller Triggered" MIDI rule,
666 enough for piano gigs with pedal noise samples
667 - minor fix: only mark FX sends as being modified if really the
668 respective FX send MIDI controller was used
669 - added support for GM global device volume SysEx message
670 (can be selected at compile time to either apply globally to the
671 whole sampler [default] or only to the sampler channels that are
672 connected to the respective MIDI input port the SysEx message arrived
673 on)
674 - bugfix: notes triggered at position 0 in the audio buffer were
675 sometimes wrongly killed in the same buffer, causing no sound to
676 be played
677 - added support for chromatic / drumkit mode Roland GS Sysex message
678 which is usally used to switch a part between chromatic sounds and
679 drumkit sounds (as opposed to their common default setting of MIDI
680 part 10 being a drumkit part and all other ones chromatic parts), in
681 LS however one can switch between the first 16 MIDI instrument maps
682 defined for the sampler
683 - made it possible to create multiple sample channels even if the
684 audio thread isn't running
685 - fixed crash when removing channel with active voices (#116)
686 - bugfix: on sample reference changes (instrument editor), only
687 un-cache the respective sample if it's really not used by any
688 sampler engine anymore
689 - re-cache samples in case they were changed by an instrument editor,
690 e.g. when a sample was added while playing (#82)
691 - fixed hanging notes which occured when note-off event had the exact
692 same time stamp as the voice's note-on event and occured both in the
693 same audio fragment cycle (fixes bug #112)
694 - added support for the "fine tune" and "pitch bend range"
695 instrument-level gig parameters
696 - fixed minor artifacts in pitch bend handling
697 - added support for GS Reset SysEx message
698 - allow gig files to use unlimited downward pitch shifting
699 - added a limit check for upward pitch shifting
700 - bugfix: sometimes, when playing a note twice fast, the second
701 note was silent
702 - fixed crash happening when a pitch bend event arrived at the
703 same time a new instrument was loading
705 * LSCP server:
706 - added new LSCP event "CHANNEL_MIDI" which can be used by frontends to
707 react on MIDI data arriving on certain sampler channels (so far only
708 Note-On and Note-Off events are sent via this LSCP event)
709 - added new LSCP event "DEVICE_MIDI" which can be used by frontends to
710 react on MIDI data arriving on certain MIDI input devices (so far only
711 Note-On and Note-Off events are sent via this LSCP event)
712 - added new LSCP commands: FIND LOST DB_INSTRUMENT_FILES and
714 - added new LSCP command: SEND CHANNEL MIDI_DATA which can be used by
715 frontends to send MIDI messages to specific sampler channel
716 - added two additional fields to GET FILE INSTRUMENT INFO command -
718 - bugfix: the bank number provided by MIDI_INSTRUMENT_INFO notifications
719 was incorrect
720 - Optimized the retrieval of the MIDI instrument mappings
721 - added new LSCP command "SET VOICES" to globally alter the maximum
722 amount of voices, added new LSCP event "GLOBAL_INFO:VOICES" which will
723 be triggered respectively
724 - added new LSCP command "SET STREAMS" to globally alter the maximum
725 amount of disk streams, added new LSCP event "GLOBAL_INFO:STREAMS"
726 which will be triggered respectively
727 - bugfix: retry if "select" returns EINTR (this fixes a crash when
728 a gigedit file dialog is opened)
729 - close all connections when LSCPServer is deleted
730 - hard close of all sockets on exit
731 - bugfix: SET CHANNEL MIDI_INPUT_TYPE didn't work with the MME
732 driver
734 * Bug fixes:
735 - fixed a crash which occurs when removing a sampler channel waiting
736 to start instrument loading after another channel
737 - fixed a crash which occurs when removing a sampler channel with
738 instrument loading in progress (bug #113)
739 - fixed termination caused by uncaught exception when adding MIDI
740 instrument with PERSISTENT load mode
741 - fixed possible iterator invalidations when resetting the sampler
742 - fixed memory leaks when issuing the following LSCP commands:
747 - fixed possible compilation error when sqlite is not present
748 - fixed orphaned pointers when setting maximum voices limit (bug #118)
749 - fixed crash when changing the audio output device of a sampler
750 channel with loaded instrument and start playing notes
751 - fixed endless loop in Engine::SuspendAll() (bug #120)
752 - fixed a low-level atomic load function that was broken on 64-bit
753 PowerPC, which probably could cause crashes on that platform
754 - fixed a memory management error which could cause a crash when a
755 plugin was unloaded
756 - bugfix: two private structs had the same name, which could cause
757 problems if the linker chose the wrong constructor
758 - fixed low-level ConditionServer usage bug that caused lockups on
759 Windows
762 Version 0.5.1 (6 December 2007)
764 * packaging changes:
765 - added autoconf checks for pthread library
766 - added autoconf check for pthread bug found on certain NPTL-enabled
767 glibc versions (see Gentoo bug report #194076)
768 - added autoconf checks for MS Windows
770 * general changes:
771 - bugfix: the thread used by an editor plugin didn't die when the
772 editor closed
773 - bugfix: Ringbuffer.h: fill_write_space_with_null() did not zero
774 out all the space. operator--() did not apply size_mask after
775 decrementing the read_ptr. DEFAULT_WRAP_ELEMENTS set to 0 in
776 order to avoid problems with the _NonVolatileReader functions.
777 - bugfix: Stream.h: added a missing divide by BytesPerSample in
778 GetWriteSpace(). Since this function is currently only used in
779 the stream's qsort() compare function, it didn't trigger any
780 bugs.
781 - Resampler.h, Synthesizer.h: cubic interpolation now works in
782 24bit mode too. Faster method to read 24bit words on little
783 endian machines (x86): replaced 3 byte reads + shifts with a 1
784 unaligned 32bit read and shift
785 - experimental support for MS Windows (MIDI input via MME, AUDIO
786 output via ASIO)
787 - made handling of SIGINT signal (Ctrl-C) a bit more robust
788 - support for monitoring the total number of active disk streams
789 (new LSCP commands: GET TOTAL_STREAM_COUNT,
792 * AUDIO driver:
793 - added Windows ASIO low latency audio driver
795 * MIDI driver:
796 - added MME Windows MIDI driver
798 * LSCP server:
799 - added support for Windows style path / filenames, however with
800 forward slash path separators instead of backslash
801 (i.e. "C:/foo/bar.gig")
802 - allow naughty liblscp to send non-string device parameters within
803 apostrophes as well
804 - added new LSCP commands: "GET FILE INSTRUMENTS <file>",
805 "LIST FILE INSTRUMENTS <file>" and
806 "GET FILE INSTRUMENT INFO <file> <index>" for retrieving informations
807 about an arbitrary instrument file on the system where the sampler is
808 running on
810 Version 0.5.0 (15 October 2007)
812 * packaging changes:
813 - config.h is not going to be installed along with liblinuxsampler's
814 API header files anymore
815 - only the API relevant header (and source) files will be exported to
816 the Doxygen API documentation (explicitly listed in Doxyfile.in)
817 - added completely new XCode project files for Mac OSX which is now
818 capable to execute our autoconf environment, thus no need anymore
819 to maintain the compile time configuration file (osx/version.h) for
820 OSX manually (patch by Toshi Nagata)
821 - fixed buggy boolean --enable-foo / --disable-foo configure script
822 parameters
823 - global.h now only covers global definitions that are needed for the
824 C++ API header files, all implementation internal global definitions
825 are now in global_private.h
826 - atomic.h is not exposed to the C++ API anymore
827 - no need to include config.h anymore for using LS's API header files
828 - fixed warnings in API doc generation
830 * general changes:
831 - replaced the old, confusing MIDI program change mechanism by a
832 flexible MIDI instrument mapper which allows to map arbitrary
833 (MIDI bank, MIDI program) pairs with arbitrary
834 (engine type, instrument file, file index) triplets which will be
835 loaded on the respective channel when such MIDI program change
836 messages arrive, beside that, each entry allows to define a life-time
837 strategy for the instrument, so the user can define whether the
838 instrument should i.e. be permanently loaded (to be able to switch
839 quickly among sounds) or i.e. loaded just on demand when the
840 respective program change arrives (to safe RAM space), as well as a
841 global volume factor for each entry, so the user can adjust the volume
842 dynamic of his mapped instrument collection without having to modify
843 the instrument files, also one can manage arbitrary amount of such
844 MIDI instrument maps and assign each sampler channel individually
845 a certain map, so that i.e. separation of normal instruments and
846 drumkits is possible
847 - new notification events for tracking changes to audio/MIDI devices,
848 MIDI instrument maps, MIDI instruments, FX sends, global volume.
849 - sampler was limited to load max. 200 instruments in the background
850 due to a constant size RingBuffer FIFO which is now replaced by a
851 dynamic (unlimited) size std::list FIFO
852 - added FX sends, these allow to route audio signals to arbitrary audio
853 output channels for being processed by external effect processors
854 (i.e. jack-rack), the send levels are controllable via arbitrary MIDI
855 controllers
856 - global (sampler wide) volume can now be controlled at runtime
857 - Implemented new, improved notification system
858 - fixed compilation errors regarding OSX
859 (patch by Toshi Nagata)
860 - implemented instruments database
861 - added support for escape sequences to the instruments database
862 - added highly experimental support for on-the-fly instrument editing
863 within the sampler's process (by using instrument editor plugins),
864 you'll notice the new "Registered instrument editors:" message on
865 startup, added a new LSCP command:
866 "EDIT CHANNEL INSTRUMENT <sampler-channel>"
867 to spawn a matching instrument editor for the instrument on the
868 given sampler channel, the plugin path can be overridden at compile
869 time with ./configure --enable-plugin-dir=/some/dir
870 - added experimental code for synchronizing instrument editors hosted
871 in the sampler's process to safely edit instruments while playing
872 without a crash (hopefully) by either suspending single regions
873 wherever possible or if unavoidable whole engine(s)
874 - fixed several issues in fundamental "Thread" class: set scheduling
875 policy and priority on thread level, set a minimum stack size for
876 thread (TODO: a reasonable value yet to be tested), bugfix: non-RT
877 threads simply inherited properties of starting thread instead of
878 setting their own policy and priority
879 - minor fix in our automatic stack trace mechanism on crashes, the
880 main process did not wait for the stack trace process to finish
881 its output
882 - fixed some minor memory leaks
883 - reenabled assembly features support, at the moment only for
884 enabling a fast denormal FPU mode (x86 platforms supporting SSE2)
885 - minor assembly fix in x86 features detection (don't use the PIC
886 register, to avoid relocations in the text segment at runtime)
887 - POSIX callback functions of Thread.h are hidden
889 * MIDI driver:
890 - dispatch bank select (MSB and LSB) messages
892 * audio driver:
893 - the ALSA audio output driver parameters now reflect the correct
894 parameter value ranges for the respective selected sound card
895 (patch by Till Wimmer, a bit fixed and extended)
897 * Gigasampler format engine:
898 - if a filter is used and EG2 finishes before EG1, let the voice
899 die when EG2 has finished (this fixes a problem with clicks and
900 voice starvation for some gigs)
901 - playback is no longer disabled during instrument loading
902 - all notes playing on a channel that changes its instrument keep
903 playing with the old instrument until they get a note off
904 command
905 - EG fix: a release value of zero could cause noises or crash
906 - handle MIDI coarse tuning messages (MIDI RPN #0 MSB #2 LSB)
907 - EG fine tuning: when attack is zero the EG starts at a level
908 above max sustain level, which means that there is a decay phase
909 even if sustain is 100%
910 - more EG fixes: the level could sometimes go below zero and cause
911 noises or crashes
912 - minor fix of EGDecay (patch by Toshi Nagata)
913 - fixed compiler error when --enable-override-filter-type was
914 supplied to the configure script (fixes #46)
915 - disk thread: queue sizes are now proportional to CONFIG_MAX_STREAMS
916 instead of a fix value
917 - behavior fix: on MIDI CC# 65 (portamento on / off), 126 (mono mode),
918 127 (solo mode) only kill voices if the respective mode really
919 changed
921 * LSCP server:
922 - fixed compile time error for old Bison versions
923 (i.e. v1.28 found on MacOS 10.4, patch by Toshi Nagata)
924 - parser now supports extended ASCII character set
925 (up to ASCII code 255, i.e. includes now umlauts and accents)
926 - filename arguments in LSCP commands now allow to use escape
927 sequences, that is directly literal as one of: \', \", \\, \n, \r,
928 \f, \t, \v, or as octal ASCII code value like \132, or as hex ASCII
929 code value like \xf2) (fixes bug #24)
930 - the following LSCP commands now also support escape sequences for at
931 least one of their text-based parameters (i.e. name, description):
938 - returns verbose syntax errors (line and column where syntax error
939 occured, the unexpected character and the actually expected, possible
940 character(s), the latter only if less than 5 possibilities)
941 - made sure that LSCP syntax is not affected by gigedit locale
942 settings
943 - bugfix regarding strings parameter lists: all comma separated lists
944 of strings were treated as being one string containing commas
945 (fixes #57)
947 * Bug fixes:
948 - fixed crash occurring on certain LSCP scripts (Bug 39)
949 - another thread safety fix for lscp "load engine" and "set
950 channel audio output device"
951 - fixed a crash which occurs when reassigning the same engine
952 on a sampler channel with connected MIDI device
953 - fixed a crash which occurs when changing the number of ports of a MIDI
954 device connected to a sampler channel to number less then or equal
955 to the index of the port to which the sampler channel is connected.
956 - The previous bindings were not been disconnected when altering
957 the ALSA_SEQ_BINDINGS parameter. Introduced a NONE keyword for
958 unsubscribing from all bindings (e.g. ALSA_SEQ_BINDINGS=NONE).
959 - The active stream/voice count statistic was incorrect.
960 - notification events were not been sent for some sampler
961 channel changes
962 - added default min and max values to restrict the number of allowed
963 audio output channels and MIDI input ports
964 - the connection to the PCM interface is now closed when destroying
965 an audio output device
966 - files with slash in their path or filename could not be loaded
968 * test cases:
969 - updated and fixed (haven't been touched in a while)
971 Version 0.4.0 (24 November 2006)
973 * packaging changes:
974 - changed deprecated copyright attribute to license; added ldconfig
975 to post-(un)install steps; added devel package for liblinuxsampler;
976 to linuxsampler.spec (RPM)
977 - install necessary development header files for allowing 3rd party
978 applications to link against liblinuxsampler
979 - liblinuxsampler's API documentation can be generated with 'make docs'
980 (Doxygen required)
981 - added benchmark to automatically detect the best triangle LFO
982 implementation (currently either an integer math solution or a
983 di-harmonic approximation), automatic detection can be overriden
984 with --enable-signed-triang-algo=x and --enable-unsigned-triang-algo=x
985 configure script argument though (mandatory for cross-compilation)
986 - do not automatically pick optimized gcc flags if the user already
987 provided some on his own (as CXXFLAGS)
988 - added compile time option to disable processing of All-Notes-Off MIDI
989 messages
990 - added compile time options to allow disabling the various audio and
991 MIDI drivers
992 - fixed automatic GCC CPU switch detection on PPC
993 (patch by Ebrahim Mayat)
995 * Gigasampler format engine:
996 - extensive synthesis optimization
997 (reimplementation of EGs and LFO(s), removed synthesis parameter
998 prerendering and the synthesis parameter matrix in general, splitting
999 each audio fragment into subfragments now where each subfragment uses
1000 constant pitch and filter coefficients. The volume coefficient is
1001 linearly interpolated inside a subfragment, unless
1002 --disable-interpolate-volume is set.)
1003 - fine tuning of the EG modulation parameters
1004 - improved filter cutoff calculation by adding support for the
1005 following gig parameters: Cutoff freq (used when no cutoff
1006 controller is defined), Control invert, Minimum cutoff, Velocity
1007 curve and Velocity range. The keyboard tracking now scales
1008 cutoff frequency instead of resonance.
1009 - added support for gig parameter Resonance.
1010 - fixed bug in sysex handling (patch by Juan Linietsky)
1011 - added global volume attenuation of -9 dB (0.35f) to prevent clipping
1012 which can be overridden with --enable-global-attenuation
1013 - EG fixes: made the length of "attack hold" stage more
1014 accurate. Release stage can now start before attack stage
1015 ends. Cancel release didn't work when sustain was zero. Attack
1016 time now has a minimal value to prevent clicks.
1017 - fixed pitch changes larger than one octave
1018 - fixed EG3 (pitch envelope) synthesis which was neutral all the time
1019 - implemented portamento mode and solo mode (a.k.a 'mono mode'):
1020 all modes can be altered via standard GM messages, that is CC5 for
1021 altering portamento time, CC65 for enabling / disabling portamento
1022 mode, CC126 for enabling solo mode and CC127 for disabling solo mode
1023 - fine tuning of the curves for volume (CC7), pan (CC10 and gig
1024 parameter) and crossfade
1025 - added support for the "attenuation controller threshold" gig
1026 parameter
1027 - added smoothing of volume changes caused by control change
1028 messages
1029 - sample loop parameters are now taken from the DimensionRegion
1030 instead of the wave chunk
1031 - fixed keyswitching for v3 gigs with a number of keyswitch splits
1032 not equal to a power of two
1033 - reimplementation of the filter algorithm. The new filter is more
1034 accurate and supports all gig filter types, including bandreject
1035 and lowpass turbo.
1036 - real support for 24 bit samples - samples are not truncated to
1037 16 bits anymore
1038 - support for aftertouch (channel pressure, not polyphonic
1039 aftertouch)
1040 - LFO1 behaviour fixed (dampening from max volume instead of
1041 amplifying from 0)
1043 * LSCP server:
1044 - fixed application exit on broken pipe error (fixes bug #20)
1045 - fixed the notification messages delay due to lack of
1046 network activity (fixes bug #26)
1047 - fixed parser bug which occured on space(s) within device parameters
1050 * audio driver:
1051 - added aRts audio output driver (by no means RT safe)
1053 * MIDI driver:
1054 - fixed legacy sysex code which caused dispatching of MIDI SysEx
1055 messages several times instead of once
1056 - API extension for MIDI drivers which already supply exact time stamps
1057 for events (i.e. for offline rendering based MIDI drivers)
1058 - added checks for bad MIDI data
1060 * linuxsampler application:
1061 - show available sampler engine types on startup
1063 * general changes:
1064 - support for muting sampler channels and solo mode of the same, two new
1065 LSCP commands ("SET CHANNEL MUTE" and "SET CHANNEL SOLO") and two new
1066 fields ("MUTE" and "SOLO") for command "GET CHANNEL INFO" were
1067 introduced for this, the behavior is the same like on a mixer console
1068 (patch by Grigor Iliev, a bit adjusted). Also added configure option
1069 --enable-process-muted-channels which can be used to enable the
1070 processing of muted channels.
1071 - support for sostenuto pedal
1072 - support for monitoring the total number of active voices
1075 - fixed some memory management errors
1076 - fixed some concurrency problems that could lead to crashes when
1077 LSCP commands were executed
1078 - fixed crash when instrument loading failed previously on the same
1079 sampler channel (fixes bug #36)
1081 Version 0.3.3 (15 July 2005)
1083 * packaging changes:
1084 - fixed compilation with gcc 4.0
1086 * Gigasampler format engine:
1087 - LFO preprocessing was performed even though the respective LFO was
1088 disabled by the instrument patch (minor efficiency fix)
1089 - if period time of chosen audio device is too small (< MIN_RELEASE_TIME)
1090 for volume ramp downs in the same fragment (needed for current voice
1091 stealing implementation) then simply inform the user with a warning
1092 about possible click sounds and reduce the volume ramp down
1093 appropriately instead of cancelling the audio device connection
1095 Version 0.3.2 (24 June 2005)
1097 * packaging changes:
1098 - updated autotools build files to compile on OS X
1099 (conditional compilation of CoreMIDI and MidiShare drivers)
1100 - hand-crafted assembly optimization code can be disabled with
1101 './configure --disable-asm' (definitely not recommended)
1102 - fixed 'make dist' rule to include all necessary files
1103 - require automake (>= 1.5) for 'make -f Makefile.cvs'
1104 (due to 'dist-bzip2' automake option)
1106 * Gigasampler format engine:
1107 - support for the gig parameters for "release velocity response" curves
1108 - fine tuning of the EGADSR envelope
1109 - volume of release triggered samples now depends on note-on velocity,
1110 note length and gig parameter "release trigger decay" instead of
1111 note-off velocity.
1112 - revised voice stealing
1113 (fixes crash and endless loop caused by voice stealing)
1114 - don't reset scale tuning on instrument or audio output device change
1115 - handle key group conflicts right at the beginning of each fragment
1116 instead of when the respective voice is actually launched
1117 (fixes undefined behavior if stolen voices belonged to a key group -
1118 this case was followed by a "killed voice survived" error message)
1119 - fixed minor issue with null/silence samples
1120 (those stole voices even though they don't need a voice at all which
1121 resulted in "voice stealing didn't work out" messages)
1122 - don't reset volume, pan, pitch and MIDI controller values on
1123 instrument or audio output device change
1125 * LSCP server:
1126 - fixed some crashes (patch by Grigor Iliev, fixes #19)
1127 - fixed LSCP event "CHANNEL_INFO" notification
1128 (e.g. did not notify on volume changes or MIDI program change events)
1130 * linuxsampler application:
1131 - added command line parameters --lscp-addr and --lscp-port to override
1132 default IP address and port of LSCP server
1134 Version 0.3.1 (24 May 2005)
1136 * initial release

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