[PD] Sysex out problems (linux only)

Martin Peach martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Wed Jul 8 05:00:10 CEST 2009

András Murányi wrote:
> Dear Sirs,
> I just have never been successful with sysex in Pd and I'm asking for 
> your kind advice.
> Attached is an example for a long sysex message which goes out on 
> [midiout] (linux only, afaik).
> The problems I have:
> - sysex gets fragmented (also when nothing is sent out meanwhile by 
> other objects). It is always properly terminated with '247' but the 
> content is often truncated. Is this a bug/feature...? What is your best 
> recommendation knowing that my patch is full of sysex outs (+envelopes 
> on some of them!)

in the patch you posted, the message you send to [midiout] is 
, which Pd takes as 9 separate messages because of the comma in between 
each item.
Probably [240 67 16 73 8 $2 19 $1 247( would work better.


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