[CM] [OT] jack and common lisp

Kjetil S. Matheussen k.s.matheussen at notam02.no
Wed Oct 15 09:04:47 PDT 2008

On Wed, 15 Oct 2008, Vytautas Jancauskas wrote:

> This is off topic but since people here have experience with both lisp and
> linux audio i was hoping someone will be able to advice me. What is the best
> way to have audio playback from SBCL? I have written a set of jack bindings
> with cffi and they sorta work except that sbcl spazzes out all the time (to
> many callbacks? garbage collector?). The way i did it is to define a
> callback that simply generates a single tone and then register that wih
> jack. Does anyone has experience with this? How would you do something like
> that. I'm using linux btw. Thanks in advance.

Are you running really common lisp code inside the jack process callback?
That's cool!
Perhaps there is a way to temporarily turn off the garbage collector in 

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