[alsa-devel] Listing raw midi devices "The Right Way"?

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Wed Jun 18 17:51:57 CEST 2008

Jacob Ole Juul Kolding wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-06-18 at 16:27 +0200, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
> > You probably should be using the sequencer instead of the raw MIDI
> > interface,
> I'm not sure if sequencer is to high level,
> all i need is a way to capture all incoming midi events
> which then will be placed in an existing database system.
> Currently in OS X and in windows I have a callback that reads each
> midi event for each port as a list of 3 bytes which are then added to a
> C++ STL vector for later processing.

If you actually want to get the raw MIDI bytes, using the raw MIDI
interface is The Right Way.


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