@npisanti @neauoire @eel @Lutrinus Unless you can think of another way to accomplish the same thing? Having two ways to set the same stuff adds a significant amount of code to orca-c. Maybe something like, you can pass the config file as a string instead of having it use the file? (And that would let you set the PortMidi device by name using the commandline.)
@neauoire @npisanti @eel @Lutrinus actually, since I coded orca-c to respect the FreeDesktop config dirs thing, you can sort of already do it. Set XDG_CONFIG_HOME environment variable to use an alternate directory path for config files. which should let you keep several alternate config files around for specific setups
@neauoire @npisanti @eel @Lutrinus sorry, by removing the portmidi stuff, I meant just minimizing the number of ways it can be initialized and used. the alternate code path for the commandline flags to list the devices and exit, or to initial-start with a specific device ID, adds a decent chunk of code (and makes the usage help string pretty long.)
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