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Re: Midi-player for FC - an will there be anyone in FC3?



Hmm... anybody know of "jack" rpms for fc2? It seems to be a callback
based audio multiplexing server - and i dont like compiling libs...

Hmm.. guess i just do "prefix=/usr/local/jack" and hope i can persuade
muse to look for jack there ;)

søn, 12.09.2004 kl. 13.45 skrev Kyrre Ness Sjobak:
> søn, 12.09.2004 kl. 01.39 skrev Jeff Spaleta:
> > On Sat, 11 Sep 2004 23:26:48 +0200, Kyrre Ness Sjobak
> > <kyrre solution-forge net> wrote:
> > > Hmm... Does anybody know why Fedora haven't included a simple
> > > midi-player, which simply sends things to your soundcard for rendering,
> > > which in turn plays it?? And does anybody know about a good such
> > > program?
> > 
> > I think the fact that you have to ask the second question, points to a
> > reason why you have to ask the first one. If you have the hardware and
> > the interest in playing midi files, and you can't find an appropriate
> > software for linux that fedora could evaluate for inclusion... that
> > should tell you something about why its not included.
> > 
> > here's how you can be proactive:
> > Find software that works for what you need to do.
> > File a bug report in bugzilla.redhat.com requesting its inclusion
> > making a case that nothing
> > so far in Core provides this functionality
> > Create packages for the software and submit it for QA review at
> > fedora.us if its not already there.
> > 
> > A quick google gives me:
> > http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gnome-multimedia/2003-December/msg00099.html
> > 
> > http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/data/doc/gstreamer/head/faq/html/chapter-dependencies.html
> > quote
> > 3.6. Does GStreamer support MIDI ?
> > Not yet. The GStreamer architecture should be able to support the
> > needs of MIDI applications very well however. If you are a developer
> > interested in adding MIDI support to GStreamer we are very interested
> > in getting in touch with you.
> > endquote
> > 
> > Are you that developer? I think perhaps you can serve your own
> > interests by communicating directly with the gstreamer developers.
> > 
> > -jef
> > 
> 
> Think that is somewhat over my head ;)
> 
> But after some googling (thanks for the links, gave me some hints), ill
> found amSynth ( http://amsynthe.sourceforge.net/amSynth/index.html ) and
> MusE ( http://lmuse.sourceforge.net/ ) - which i will test out and
> report back to bugzilla if any of them seem "worthy".
> 
> As a welcome side-effect, we migth by inclusion of midi-sequencer progs
> acctually prepare the ground for more musicans to swich to linux.
> 
> Kyrre
> 



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