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4. Writing LADSPA Hosts

This section contains a number of considerations, and some advice, for LADSPA hosts.

Of course, LADSPA hosts vary a lot more than the plugins, so we cannot specify a cookbook recipe.

4.1 General Considerations

Before trying to host LADSPA plugins, figure you what the limits of your host's support should be. Hopefully these guidelines will be of some value:

4.2 Finding which plugins are available.

Hosts should obey the LADSPA_PATH environment variable, and may actively seek out plugins there.

4.3 Loading and using a plugin

Here is how the host should use a plugin:

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