[PD] midiout broken

günter geiger geiger at xdv.org
Mon Nov 14 19:32:40 CET 2005

On Mon, 14 Nov 2005, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
> hmm, i had another quick(!) look at the code and federico's observation
> that sys_alsa_putmidibyte() never get's called seems to be the more
> tragic issue than the wrong headed implementation of "raw" midi in the
> alsa-sequencer.
> i have committed a fix for this to the patch-tracker at
> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=478070&aid=1356455&group_id=55736
> the actual implementation of raw midi-out is still based on the
> sysex-hack, but is now seems at least to work correctly.
> (but i have no possibility to test whether it works exactly like
> oss-[midiout])

There is also a memory leak in the sys_alsa_putmidibyte() implementation,
so enabling it might be a bad idea. Someone should dig into the ALSA doc
and fix it for real. (I would if I had the time)



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