[alsa-devel] rawmidi timestamps

Clemens Ladisch cladisch at fastmail.net
Fri Apr 13 08:31:53 CEST 2007

Florian wrote:
> I wondered what snd_rawmidi_status_get_tstamp() is meant to return?

The "start timestamp".

Since there aren't any timestamps for the actual MIDI bytes, this value
wouldn't be very useful.

> Briefly checking out the driver midlevel, the timestamp is just
> ignored and setmem'ed to 0


If we'd define this timestamp to be relative to the start time, its value
would be, by definition, zero.  ;-)


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