[LAU] Maintaining MIDI Connections

Arnold Krille arnold at arnoldarts.de
Thu Jan 24 05:54:23 EST 2008

Am Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2008 schrieb Nedko Arnaudov:
> Miguel M <therevoltingx at gmail.com> writes:
> >> > 2. is true for older jack, however newer versions and the 0.109
> >> > release also support jack midi where the big difference is, as far as
> >> > I understand it, that jack midi has the same time source as jack
> >> > audio, whereas alsa midi and jack audio have different time sources.
> > Oh, ok, to it's the time source.  I'm guessing it would be better to for
> > applications to use the native jack midi that way the transport and MMC
> > time can be in sync.  I wonder if there are timing issues when using
> > a2jmidid, or if it's better to use the -X seq option as suggested.
> > Oh well, it's time to experiment a bit.
> a2jmidid and -X seq should have same timing issues. In fact they are
> almost same code. a2jmidid is there mainly to auto expose ALSA seq
> clients when using -X raw
> Some ppl use it to expose hardware ALSA seq port of card, different from
> one used through different ALSA audio backend. After doing small tweak
> in the code to disable fitering of hardware ports.

I will probably send nedko a patch for that (and for switching off the debug) 
this weekend. ;-)

Very handy tool, when you use the firewire-backends...

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