[alsa-devel] New release of amidicat program, connecting MIDI to stdin/out

Daniel Mack daniel at caiaq.de
Tue Jun 8 10:02:51 CEST 2010

On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 12:35:04AM -0700, Josh Lehan wrote:
> Hello.  On the mailing list a few months ago, mentioned a program I had
> written, then called "midicat".  Found out there's another product by
> that name.  So, the new name of the program is "amidicat".  The "a"
> prefix also clarifies that it's an ALSA program.
> It's a program that connects the ALSA MIDI sequencer to standard input
> and output.  Among other things, this is fun for prototyping quick MIDI
> one-liners on the command line, such as "echo 903C7F | amidicat" to play
> Middle C.
> I have made a new release of the program, which is basically unchanged,
> except for a few bug fixes (thanks to Valgrind for discovering a minor
> memory leak).  The biggest improvement is that there's now a manual page
> and a DocBook documentation page.
> Here's the webpage for amidicat, if interested:
> http://www.krellan.com/amidicat/

Again, thanks. Any chance that any Debian maintainer reading this can
take care for bringing this useful tool to the repositories?


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