pdsend (was: Re: [PD] how do i interact with pd without gui?)

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Thu Apr 1 11:16:59 CEST 2004

Tim Blechmann hat gesagt: // Tim Blechmann wrote:

> > So to send messages to a [receive my_msgs] you would run this from the
> > 
> > command line:
> > 
> > pdsend 4444 "my_msgs hello world;"
> this is actually not working ... pdsend reads from stdin ...
> i don't think this is very useful, expecially if you want to do write
> some shell scripts ... i'll try to edit the pdsend to be used like:
> pd <portnumber> [host] [udp|tcp] "msg_to_pd;"

There already are various alternatives to pdsend, for example the perl
and Python scripts on pure-data.iem.at

Connecting to Pd is a simple socket-connection, for which you even
could use something like netcat, so I'd see not much use in changing
pdsend just to make scripting easier. 

 Frank Barknecht                               _ ______footils.org__

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