[alsa-devel] Newbie question: Sending untimed MIDI data to ALSA seq

Josh Lehan alsa at krellan.com
Wed Jan 13 20:17:02 CET 2010

Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Sat, 09 Jan 2010 15:13:23 -0800,
> Josh Lehan wrote:
>> Hello.
>> Newbie question: I'm wondering about sending untimed MIDI data to the
>> ALSA sequencer subsystem.
>> The application would be for a "beep"-like program, from the command
>> line, that instead of making beeps, would play MIDI instruments to make
>> better-sounding beeps.
>> Does such a program already exist?
> I don't know of such thing, too.
> It'd be nice to have in alsa-utils.

Thanks for the suggestion!

A few days ago, I started writing a program to do just this.  It is
coming along nicely.  When it's finished, I'll post a link to it here,
for your review.


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