null midi device

Shachar Shemesh wine-devel at
Mon May 27 04:34:50 CDT 2002

Are you sure it wouldn't make more sense to implement a NULL midi device 
in Linux?


Chris wrote:

>i'd like to contribute to the wine codebase and for some applications of
>mine they request i have a midi device, but since i don't have one in
>linux, wine doesn't show one either. i'd like to create a null midi
>device in wine then, sort of like an optional midi device that appears
>to the application to be a midi device and works fine but doesn't play
>any music (so the application will at least run).
>does anything like this already exist in wine, if not, how hard would
>any of you experienced wine developers think it would be to create this?
>where should i start?
>thanks for any help you can offer.

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