[CM] cm cvs, portmidi question

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu, 15 Dec 2005 13:40:05 -0800

On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 09:40 -0800, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-12-14 at 20:23 -0600, Rick Taube wrote:
> > im almost postive that is not possible to rescan in portmidi, the 
> > devices are read only one time when it is opened. i think this bites 
> > every user, it certainly has me.
> Wow... not very usable if you ask me. There has to be a way, right?

If you don't have connections open you can, apparently, call:
and then you'll see the new clients, if any. 
I tried to do that while I had rts going and the result was not
pretty ;-) Tons of error messages scrolling by, I did not try to make
sense of it, just quit the whole thing. 

-- Fernando

> > > Hi all, many questions these days :-)
> > >
> > > Does anybody know how to make portmidi rescan the devices? It looks 
> > > like
> > > it is not doing that on its own, that is, I start cm, initialize
> > > portmidi and all is well, but if I start a midi client after that, it 
> > > is not seen at all...