[LAD] Re: [LAU] [ANN] a2jmidid - first release

Nedko Arnaudov nedko at arnaudov.name
Thu Aug 30 10:06:46 UTC 2007

Ken Restivo <ken at restivo.org> writes:

> On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 02:05:55AM +0300, Nedko Arnaudov wrote:
>> a2jmidid is daemon for exposing legacy ALSA sequencer applications in
>> JACK MIDI system. It is based on jack-alsamidi-0.5 (jackd alsa seq midi
>> backend) by Dmitry Baikov. The main purpose is to ease usage of legacy,
>> not JACK-ified apps, in JACK MIDI enabled systems.
>> It is tested, and works, here, with current SVN jack. ATM it may or may
>> not work with other variants.
>> Planned features/improvements:
>>  * One JACK client per ALSA sequencer client
>>  * Improved build system (autotools) and support (better handling) for
>>    other JACK variants (older MIDI API variants, jackdmp)
>>  * More control on what ports to bridge (currently bridging is fixed to
>>    non-hardware ports).
>>  * Real daemonization with log file, init.d script, etc.
>> If someone wants to contribute please, contact me, or send patches, or
>> request inclusion (Gna! a2jmidid project). As usual, packagers are more
>> than welcome too.
>> Homepage with screenshots: http://home.gna.org/a2jmidid/
>> Tarball download: http://download.gna.org/a2jmidid/
> What is the difference between this application, and running jackd -X seq?

With current codebase, none (or minor, non-essential). Main purpose it
to handle hardware devices through raw midi in jackd and alsa seq apps
through a2jmidid simultaneously.

Nedko Arnaudov <GnuPG KeyID: DE1716B0>
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