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IDCategoryLast Update
0008080bugs2020-07-02 01:07
ReporterhubAssigned Tox42 
Status closedResolutionnot fixable 
PlatformSome Other LinuxOSSome Other LinuxOS Versionunknown
Product Version6.0-pre1 
Fixed in Version 
Summary0008080: Pulseaudio backend doesn't allow MIDI
DescriptionUsing the Pulseaudio backend should allow MIDI using ALSA.
Steps To ReproduceChoose the Pulseaudio backend for sound. MIDI is unavailable.
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2020-05-03 02:44

administrator   ~0024041

Pulseaudio does not handle MIDI. It's audio only.
In Ardour's case pulseaudio is also used for playback only, since Pulse cannot provide nor guarantee a reliable latency.

Pipewire may eventually be able to provide MIDI (and also reliable I/O latency) for Ardour.


2020-07-02 01:07

viewer   ~0024557

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Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-05-03 01:06 hub New Issue
2020-05-03 02:44 x42 Assigned To => x42
2020-05-03 02:44 x42 Status new => resolved
2020-05-03 02:44 x42 Resolution open => not fixable
2020-05-03 02:44 x42 Note Added: 0024041
2020-07-02 01:07 anonymous Note Added: 0024557
2020-07-02 01:07 anonymous Status resolved => closed