[alsa-devel] Detecting new alsa sequencer clients (with some event loop) so that i can subscribe them
chromisx at nedlinux.nl
Tue Apr 1 23:24:00 CEST 2008
On Tue, 01 Apr 2008 09:01:50 +0200
Clemens Ladisch <clemens at ladisch.de> wrote:
> > A possible solution is polling; every second or so, i could
> > generate a list of clients with snd_seq_query_next_client and
> > look for a certain client name (libpcre comes to mind here;), but
> > I was wondering if there is a better solution? ..in other words, is
> > it possible to get such events from the system in a similar way
> > like one would receive regular MIDI events?
> Subscribe to SND_SEQ_CLIENT_SYSTEM:SND_SEQ_PORT_SYSTEM_ANNOUNCE.
> Try "aseqdump -p 0:1" to see what events you get.
Yes, that did the trick: this is exactly what I'm looking for.
Thanks for your help!
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