[LAU] Maintaining MIDI Connections

jeremaja niko jeremaja.niko at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 23 05:19:29 EST 2008

hi m

1. i think you need "aconnectgui" or "kaconnect", very simple tools to 
route your midi connections. there is "aconnect" as a command line tool.

2. as far as i know there is no difference between jack midi and alsa 
midi - jack is using alsa midi.

hope this helps

Miguel M wrote:
> Ok, I have a two part question.  First, is there a tool like
> jack.plumbing to maintain MIDI connections.  If there's not, I'd be
> happy to help in the development of one.  I would use QJackCtl's
> patchbay feature but I need to set up and maintain these connections
> quickly and would prefer to use a simple text file for connections rules
> and have a daemon that maintains them.  
> Secondly,  what is the difference between the JACK midi and the ALSA
> midi.  So far, I haven't seen many applications that support the JACK
> MIDI.  Can I communicate between ALSA MIDI applications and JACK midi
> ones?  If not, what is the point of adding MIDI capabilities to JACK?
> Thanks in advance,
> Miguel

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