The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture is addressed by currently three different projects.
- The following three packages were derived from the
- alsa: Complete ALSA support (audio signals and MIDI). The original darcs repository has been converted to a git repository, but there are some enhancements in another darcs repository
- alsa-midi: ALSA sequencer support (aka MIDI), darcs repository, old project page, note that this package is no longer supported in favor of the first mentioned package collection.
Related packages are
- midi-alsa: Conversion between data types of the
alsapackage and the
If you get a message like
Configuring alsa-core-0.5.0.1... Cabal-simple_mPHDZzAJ_188.8.131.52_ghc-8.4.3: The pkg-config package 'alsa' version >=1.0.14 is required but it could not be found.
then you need to install the alsa development packages. On Debian or Ubuntu, do
sudo apt install libasound2-dev