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Re: Locating a MIDI device file?



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Anthony Green wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-07-04 at 21:47 -0500, Clark Williams wrote:
>> How do the ALSA libraries locate devices? Do they just look for the
>> existence of specific device files, or poke around in /proc?
>
> I think they use ioctls for talking to the ALSA kernel module (which
> created the devices in the first place, no?).
>
Hmmm, I'm not sure that's what's happening for my Edirol MIDI
controller. I think udev makes the device files for that beast.

I still think that using D-Bus to access the HAL will be the most
general purpose solution (albeit probably not the easiest to implement).

Clark

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