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docs for m4l-externals

Jan 27 2010 | 11:06 pm


When I open and read m4l originally attached patches, I found some externals have no help/reference.
Loop Shifter’s [ls.central] seems to useful data storage(?)
Step Sequencer’s [step.overplay] seems plaing some important role too.

I want to know whether I can get some docs of these externals.
Is that unavailable?


Jan 27 2010 | 11:35 pm

No. As you have noticed, there are some undocumented externals and these are going to stay that way.

The history of these is usually that the extern started life as a Javascript script, then was later turned into a C extern for performance gains. They are always specific to the device they are in and not intended at all for any wider function than that.


Jan 28 2010 | 12:52 am

ok. that’s disappointedly but I give up using these externals and try to implement other way.

Thank you for your reply.

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