Truncate MIDI SysEx messages after termination byte

Christian Costa titan.costa at
Tue Jan 15 08:34:21 CST 2013

2013/1/15  <Joerg-Cyril.Hoehle at>:
> Christian costa wrote:
>>> But I don't know whether there's some harmless general SysEx that we
>>> can send out.  Maybe some MIDI guru could suggest some?
>>What do you by harmless ? For what ? A midi HW device connected to the midi port ?
> A harmless MIDI message, perhaps there exists a NOP SysEx?
> E.g. a reset command is *not* harmless.
> Here are a few SysEx I gathered, looking for MIDI SysEx documentation
> Proteus SoundEngine System Reset SysEx F0 18 04 00 23 F7
> without knowing what they do:
> F0 56 64 4F 6C F7
> F0 7D 12 34 10 02 11 00 F7

SysEx are quite device specific and I don't kwnon about nop sysex.
Anyway I can take one of these.

>>we cannot verify the output.
> Sure, however increased code coverage *has* benefits.  E.g. sometimes I use Valgrind.
Ok. Makes sense.

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