Subject: Re: More questions about /dev/music behaviour
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/01/2001 21:17:13
On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Lennart Augustsson wrote:

> > As far as correctness is concerned, I don't think it does any harm. For
> > effeciency, I would be inclined to remove it.
> OK, I'm not a MIDI expert. :-)

Fair enough. :-)

> > One other issue though... the handling of Running Status seems to be
> > slightly simplistic. There are a few exceptions and special cases that we
> > might want to deal with.
> >
> > There's some detailed information on Running Status to be found at:
> >
> >
> Please feel free to improve it!  Noone is working on the MIDI code these
> days, so it would be great if you wanted to.


Well, I'd love to do some work on it, but I'm not sure how much time I can
devote to it right now. I'll flag it up as something to do when I need a
break, I think.

I'll be sure to send in patches if I come up with anything useful. :)

Gillette - the best a man can forget