[SDL] ALSA midi support in SDL_mixer?
sa666666 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 20:18:48 PST 2007
I was wondering if there were any plans to add ALSA midi support to
SDL_mixer. It seems that it only supports Timidity (software midi)
or /dev/sequencer (hardware midi in OSS). However, Timidity tends to
not sound very good and is CPU intensive. And /dev/sequencer support
doesn't currently work in ALSA using oss-seq emulation (and the support
has been removed from OSS anyway).
Since ALSA seems to be the way forward for sound in Linux, has anyone
ever attempted this? Is it worth my time to investigate this, or will
SDL_mixer be replaced soon by SDL 1.3??
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