[Ardour-Dev] ardour3 and tranzport?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri Apr 1 19:19:54 PDT 2011

On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 10:06 PM, Harry Van Haaren <harryhaaren at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes I'm currently loading the kernel driver, and then my script is using the
> ALSA MIDI I/O of the alphatrack to send its messages. Furthurmore I'm
> actually connecting to it using the Python library AlsaSeq, as well as
> PortMIDI. One provides good messages, the other good sys-ex-es. Overall,
> nasty nasty design :D
> Paul: Thanks for that info on the MIDI binding maps, I'll look into it, as
> it will be very useful! Could there be a way to extend the functionality to
> have Ardour transmit the "new current track" state when it recieves a "next
> bank" message?
> That would avoid any need for things like my script?

that was the whole point i was making: MIDI binding maps are
(currently) one way. they are not (currently) associated with any
mechanism to send data back to the controller. that might not be too
hard to change, but its not part of anyone's plans at this time AFAIK.


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