[Scummvm-devel] status on rawmidi patches and whatnot?

Michael Pearce chuzwuzza at optushome.com.au
Thu Feb 14 15:04:09 CET 2002

On Thu, 14 Feb 2002 08:56:22 -0500
Stuffed Crust <pizza at shaftnet.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 05:16:02PM +1100, Michael Pearce wrote:
> > Well I wrote that rawmidi patch originally as a bit of a hack to get midi music before the adlib emulation code was built-in. As I say, it was quite a hack. I guess I could update it for teh latest version of ScummVM, and hope it gets submitted. I mentioned it several times back when I wrote it, and even asked why it wouldn't be commited, but the developers ignored me.
> Last night I did a bit of poking around inside both patches and the
> source code.   And yeah, I could tell the internals have changed
> drastically.
> So what I think I'll do instead is make a proper MidiOut interface, with
> drivers initially for the Adlib emulator, TiMidity++ and Win32 MCI.
> Once that interface is abstracted out (similar to the Mondo patch
> but properly OO'ed) adding new drivers will be trivial.
>  - Pizza
> -- 
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That's a great idea, and is what I wanted to do in the first place, but Never really got around to it. I have other things going on in Real Life(tm) ;)
If you could do that, it would be great.

--Michael Pearce

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