|author||David Robillard <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2012-02-08 04:56:24 +0000|
|committer||David Robillard <email@example.com>||2012-02-08 04:56:24 +0000|
Rearrange tree so top level can be used as an include path for standard style LV2 includes.
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+LV2 gives programmers the ability to write audio processors (or "plugins") in
+C/C++ which can be dynamically loaded into a range of applications (or
+This core specification is deliberately as short and simple as possible, but is
+designed so that extensions can be defined to add more advanced features.
+More information about LV2 can be found at <http://lv2plug.in>.
+Applications that use LV2 plugins should depend on this package. It includes a
+header, LV2 bundle, and a pkg-config file. To compile against LV2, build
+scripts should check for the pkg-config package "lv2core", or simply check for
+the header "lv2/lv2plug.in/ns/lv2core/lv2.h".
+The appropriate C include for LV2 specifications is based on their URI, e.g.:
+ #include "lv2/lv2plug.in/ns/lv2core/lv2.h"
+Is how code should include the header "lv2.h" in this bundle, which defines the
+specification with URI "http://lv2plug.in/ns/lv2core". Other specifications
+should follow this convention, e.g. the correct way to include the header
+"foo.h" in the extension "http://example.org/foo" is:
+ #include "lv2/example.org/foo/foo.h"
+Please package these components in a single package (i.e. do not split the
+headers, data, and program into separate packages). This package, in its
+entirety, is a build and run time dependency of any code that uses LV2.
+Distributions are encouraged to include it with package name "lv2core".
+ -- David Robillard <firstname.lastname@example.org>