Subject: Re: [ecasound] ecasound midi control through pipe?
From: Kai Vehmanen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Mar 31 2001 - 19:45:50 EEST
On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Alexander Tuchacek wrote:
> one thing i am trying and not getting to work is if it would be possible to
> control the plugin parameters by an external program. i found some demos
> that woked with spiralsynth and uses a named pipe to send midi note on/off
This works at least with the recent development versions (1.9dev3 and
newer, dev5 is the latest). With the new ecasound versions, you need to
either modify your ~/.ecasoundrc...:
midi-device = rawmidi,/tmp/midi.pipe
... or add "-Md:rawmidi,/tmp/midi.pipe" to the command-line.
Some older versions of ecasound fail to use the midi-device setting, and
always try to open "/dev/midi". Also, in ecasound 1.9dev2 and older,
midi-device only has one argument. The additional "rawmidi" was added in
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