[ardour-users] Bash Script for ardour and aconnect
ardour at semiosix.com
Sun Jan 14 02:01:49 PST 2007
On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 11:14 +1030, Andrew Johnston wrote:
> I was wondering if anybody could help me write a bash script that I
> could call say 'ardour2mmc' that would launch ardour and then run
> aconnect to connect the midi ports to my hardware, and then once
> ardour quit, disconnect the ports.
Alternatively you can add to your ardour.rc:
<MIDI-port tag="bcf" device="/dev/snd/midiC2D0" type="alsa/raw" mode="duplex"/>
(or whatever you device is)
and make sure that
<Option name="mmc-port-name" value="bcf"/>
<Option name="midi-port-name" value="bcf"/>
have value the same as tag in the MIDI-port line.
That way the device is automatically connected when ardour starts. The
downside is that you can't access the port from any other programs while
ardour is running.
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