[PD] pd & midi

juto aviten periclite at free.fr
Mon Sep 20 12:21:41 CEST 2004

That's pity that PD don't use the midi possibility of jack! is that 
something todo for next PD release? or there is any plan for that issue?



>> Hello friends,
>> jackd recognize the midiman 2x2 + controler (I tested some others 
>> apps) but it seems pd didn't write midi in jack, maybe you already no 
>> that? but even in oss there's no MIDI,  there is no read/write 
>> permissions on /dev/midi even if we write on it -mididev 1 2 3, 
>> others application work fine!
> pd cannot use jack's midi possibilities.
> it needs a simple (OSS) /dev/midi or /dev/midi* device to read from or 
> write too.
> if you cannot write to /dev/midi, you most probably don't have the 
> permissions.
> try to "ls -l /dev/midi*" and watch out whether the perms are ok (if 
> it links to something, check the referenced file)
> probably you need to be in a special group to have write access to the 
> device (like "audio" or "midi")
> mfg.a.sdr
> IOhannes

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