[PD] Getting Sysex output to work on Linux

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Mon May 26 09:04:49 CEST 2008

Frank Barknecht wrote:
> "pd -alsa" is using the ALSA sequencer API, the equivalent with OSS
> would be /dev/sequencer, but Pd never supported that. ALSA sequencer

the problem is rather, that ALSA sequencer does not support MIDI in a 
way Pd would like it, mainly: no raw midi.

david,miller: i don't think that the suggested solution [247, NN, NN, 
240( will actually work (but i haven't tested, of course) because of the 
non-existing raw-midi: instead all of your bytes will be encapsulated 
into separate sysex packages, which is kind of dumb...
(at least this is what kmidimon tells me when intercepting the outgoing 


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