[squeak-dev] MIDI plugin [was: Google Summer Of Code 2010 news!!!]
David T. Lewis
lewis at mail.msen.com
Sun Mar 7 20:46:33 UTC 2010
On Sun, Mar 07, 2010 at 08:46:16PM +0100, St?phane Rollandin wrote:
> thanks for your help !
> actually no special hardware is needed to test the MIDI plugin, packages
> timidity and pmidi are enough
> Timidity is a soft synth; it can be started in server mode with command
> timidity -iA -B2,8 -Os1l -s 44100
> now we have a list of available MIDI ports with command
> pmidi -l
> in my system this lists 6 ports. one is enough for testing: in a Squeak
> workspace, evaluate
> SimpleMIDIPort primPortCount
> I get 0, because the primitive failed.
OK, I'll have a look at it. Thanks for the pointers.
I tried running "pmidi -l" on my laptop, and get this:
lewis at linux-6xfc:~/squeak> pmidi -l
Port Client name Port name
14:0 Midi Through Midi Through Port-0
So that probably means I have a midi device on my sound card. I guess
that should be all I need to test the plugin, right?
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