Re: [dev] svmidi - a simple virtual midi keyboard (WIP)

From: Henrique N. Lengler <>
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2016 21:08:49 -0300

On Wed, Apr 06, 2016 at 10:33:23PM +0200, Johnny Oskarsson wrote:
> Hi,
> First of all I would like to thank you for this! I use VMPK quite
> a lot and it is nice to see a "simpler" alternative without all the
> dependencies.


Nice to hear.

> > The biggest missing feature is ALSA support, which I can't do
> > since I have no linux box, but might be extremely simple task.
> > Once the support is added, the software can be quite useful, in
> > such a small piece of code.
> I added basic support for ALSA, which works on my machine at least. See
> attached patch.
> (fair warning: I haven't used the ALSA sequencer API before)
> There seems to be some BSD-specific things in your code (u_char, for
> instance) which I had to change to make svmidi compile, but I haven't
> included this in the patch since it would distract from the ALSA
> support itself.
> Cheers,
> Johnny

So your patch looks fine, I applied it, did a simple change, and pointed in
TODO that it needs more testing, as the whole software do.

By now, thanks for helping.

Henrique N. Lengler
Received on Thu Apr 07 2016 - 02:08:49 CEST

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