[PD] Getting Sysex output to work on Linux

Chris McCormick chris at mccormick.cx
Mon May 26 03:16:31 CEST 2008

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 11:12:24AM -0700, Miller Puckette wrote:
> Is it out of the question simply to use the OSS MIDI API?  That should
> be the default, and it's much less buggy than the ALSA one.  (Apparently,
> though, there's sometimes a good reason to use teh ALSA one instead, I
> remember vaguely.)

I think that the good reason to use ALSA is that OSS is even more
deprecated than [namecanvas], in that everyone is switching away from it
as fast as possible.




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