[LAD] alsa sequencer and sysex editing

Tim Goetze tim at quitte.de
Tue Jun 3 12:15:03 UTC 2008

[Fons Adriaensen]
>I don't know the details of GTK, but this is a classic problem
>with high-level GUI toolsets: they don't allow you to wait
>for X events (which trigger the loop, behind the scenes) and
>anyhting else at the same time in the same thread. They don't
>even separate _waiting_ for an X event, and _handling_ it into
>two separate user calls (which would allow the user to add the
>missing multiple wait functionality). This is one of the
>reasons why I wrote my own GUI toolkit.

You should check out g_main_context_set_poll_func() sometime.  I admit 
it took me longer than it should have to find it myself.  In short, it 
does what you want.  In a gtk way, sure, but it does it.

Cheers, Tim

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