Play/Edit MIDI

Mathew Kanner mat at
Fri May 21 16:44:20 PDT 2004

On May 21, Conrad Sabatier wrote:
> On 21-May-2004 Tuc at Beach House wrote:
> >> >       So now I can't get anywhere. Is there any sort of mirror site for
> >> > it?
> >> 
> >> Yeah, I meant to send in a problem report on that.  Forgot about it.
> >> 
> >> Do a Google search for "eawpats".  There are a number of sites carrying the
> >> needed instrument patches.
> >> 
> >       Can't I just do :
> > 
> >       (cd /usr/ports/audio/eawpats;make;make install)
> > 
> >       It seems to have worked pretty well. The lyrics don't match whats
> > playing, but atleast I get sound. :)
> Ah, yes.  I forgot there was a port for that.  :-)
> I do hope someday we'll see the return of real, full, true MIDI support.  I
> miss it.  :-(
> By the way, does anyone know anything about the status of MIDI support in any
> of the other BSDs?

	I'm getting closer and closer to import my midi work to
FreeBSD (thanks to lots of positive response at BSDCan).  I do know
that I reference the NetBSD midi work, and that it appears to work.


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