[linux-audio-dev] System Exclusive question

Kjetil S. Matheussen k.s.matheussen at notam02.no
Mon Jun 9 16:28:00 UTC 2003

On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, Jay Vaughan wrote:

> Chris,
> >I'm trying to write a patch editor and librarian for Roland's CM-32L
> >synth module. This was a repackaged version of the popular MT-32 with 8
> >part multimbral support, separate drums and a basic reverb facility. The
> >only controls on the front panel are a power switch and master volume
> >knob - everything else has to be done via MIDI.
> I don't understand why you're re-inventing the wheel ... why don't
> you try to write your app using one of the MIDI libs out there which
> already work, such as MidiShare for example?
> I can't see any obvious glaring problems with your code, but I'd
> recommend you try to write your app using an already-working MIDI
> library... there's just no point re-inventing a MIDI API for Linux,
> the ones that are there already work perfectly well.

He said he was using netbsd. Perhaps its going to be used in some kind of
small portable device?


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