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MilkyTracker Community / 'retuning' Milkytracker
« on: April 13, 2013, 21:39:42 »
So just for fun I decided to try to compile a version of Milkytracker which plays in an odd tuning system. (I realize this is not a practical, reasonable approach to using an odd scale, partially because the modules produced would just sound wrong on a regular version of milkytracker.) The version of Milkytracker I've compiled crashes under certain odd circumstances but that's probably because I've made a couple slight changes to get it to compile on my 64 bit machine. My main issue is I keep changing stuff but I still get normal tuning!

So far I've altered the getlogperiod and getlogfreq functions in PlayerSTD.cpp, which are the only ones I saw called over ... wherever I was looking, probably PlayerController.cpp. I tried just changing the large numeric constant in getlogfreq first, which is divided by the log period so logically changing it should change the interval (multiplying a logarithmic quantity by some constant is like a change in base). Then I tried altering the note and finetuning values at the beginning of getlogperiod.

Does anyone know a succinct place to make a change in order to accomplish this?

(Just as a side note, the weird crash I referred to is simply whenever the mouse is dragged or even held down in one spot for very long. Eg, clicking on a note on the piano is fine but holding it down for very long crashes the program on note release.)

Bug Report Archive / Problem compiling (Ubuntu)
« on: April 13, 2013, 20:02:26 »
Hello, I hit a little snag compiling the code. It is the exact same problem (and same fix) described here:

I think the issue is that I'm on a 64 bit system?

I have wondered for months now what the 'edit' mode is, where the keyboard switches to being labeled entirely with zeroes. Whenever I click on a key, whether or not it's in record mode, the piece switches to being 'modified' but I don't see anything change anywhere.

At first I was hoping these were fine-tunings which could be done on a key-by-key basis. I experiment with microtonal music sometimes (and have tables of calculated milkytracker fine-tunings for many scales, if anyone's interested).

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