[PD-dev] alsa midi

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Sun May 1 23:32:51 CEST 2005

I think it would be wise to keep the OSS for a while... it's more likely
to work with non-linux flavors of unix (BSD, for instance) that might
someday become important.  Also, I don't think in Alsa you can deliberately
output non-standard MIDI messages, which you occasionally need.

On Sun, May 01, 2005 at 10:49:46PM +0200, Tim Blechmann wrote:
> hi günter, hi devs ...
> günter ... did you find the reason for the memory leak in the alsa midi
> code? was it a problem of an older alsa version that should be obsolete
> now?
> if it's not a problem with alsa midi code in general, is there any
> reason, why we should use both alsa and oss midi apis or can we savely
> abandon the oss code (i'm not using midi a lot, but generally i'd prefer
> to keep the oss code for a while)
> cheers ... tim
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