[LAU] pure data midi autoconnect

Kaj Ailomaa ailomaa at warpmail.net
Fri May 11 15:47:58 UTC 2012

On 05/11/2012 05:07 PM, James Mckernon wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was wondering if anyone could help me remove an irritating behaviour of
> pure data which I've noticed lately. When running qjackctl, and selecting
> 'alsa midi' in pd to initialize its
> it connects its output to all other midi inputs, and its input to all other
> midi outputs (including through-midi on both sides, meaning it is
> essentially sending midi to itself, as well as everything else.) This is
> mildly irritating during normal usage, but is now becoming outright
> unmanageable, as I am currently trying to write some scripts to
> automatically set up my audio environment for live performance (including
> midi and jack audio connections).
> Can anyone suggest a way to supress this behaviour? Thanks.
> n.b. Cross-posted this because I believe the subject concerns both lists.
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You could use qjackctl patchbay to save a default connection scheme for pd.

Also, you can use aconnect, which in turn can be controlled from inside 
pd if you use an object like [shell]

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