[LAU] alsa sequencer port numbering

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri Nov 19 20:48:50 UTC 2010

On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 3:29 PM, Bob van der Poel <bob at mellowood.ca> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 1:18 PM, Jeremy Jongepier
>> But it always has port name ES1371. You can use that too instead of the port
>> number. In what context are you facing this issue? A script? Session
>> management?
> Yes, it is always ES1371. Mostly I use aplaymidi and it picks up the
> port number from the ALSA_OUTPUT_PORTS variable set in my .bashrc.

i think the idea is that you can refer to the ports as ES1371:0 rather
than 16:0 or 20:0

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