[SDL] ALSA midi support in SDL_mixer?

Patrice Mandin mandin.patrice at wanadoo.fr
Sat Dec 8 05:05:17 PST 2007

Le Sat, 8 Dec 2007 00:48:48 -0330
Stephen Anthony <sa666666 at gmail.com> a écrit:

> 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??

Maybe this could help you:
Or is your problem different?

Patrice Mandin
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Programmeur Linux, Atari
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