[linux-audio-dev] Quick question regarding raw midi access via alsa sequencer

Chris Cannam cannam at all-day-breakfast.com
Fri Mar 18 10:51:21 EST 2005


On Friday 18 Mar 2005 15:40, Ivica Ico Bukvic wrote:
> 2) The other option is obviously to use alsa-sequencer API but in that case
> is there a way to simply convert the stream of received MIDI data into raw
> midi format so that I can use my built-in raw MIDI parsing engine for
> parsing the messages?

If I understand the requirement right, then the snd_midi_event_* API can do 
it: see <alsa/seq_midi_event.h>.  I've used this a couple of times in the 
DSSI examples source code, and I'm sure there are plenty of examples 
elsewhere.


Chris


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