play_midi (3) - Linux Man Pages
play_midi: Starts playing the specified MIDI file. Allegro game programming library.
NAMEplay_midi - Starts playing the specified MIDI file. Allegro game programming library.
DESCRIPTIONStarts playing the specified MIDI file, first stopping whatever music was previously playing. If the loop flag is set to non-zero, the data will be repeated until replaced with something else, otherwise it will stop at the end of the file. Passing a NULL pointer will stop whatever music is currently playing.
RETURN VALUEReturns non-zero if an error occurs (this may happen if a patch-caching wavetable driver is unable to load the required samples, or at least it might in the future when somebody writes some patch-caching wavetable drivers :-)
SEE ALSOinstall_sound(3), load_midi(3), play_looped_midi(3), stop_midi(3), midi_pause(3), midi_seek(3), midi_pos(3), midi_time(3), midi_msg_callback(3), exmidi(3)