[PD] help on externals
hans at eds.org
Wed May 24 12:52:27 CEST 2006
On May 23, 2006, at 4:53 PM, Yves Degoyon wrote:
> AshK wrote:
>> Most of the time I use pd-extended on MacOS so I never bothered
>> compiling externals or anything else.
>> Now I have a problem because I'm using pd on Linux ppc (debian
>> etch on
>> a mac) and I need some externals. I couldn't find pd-extended for
>> ppc and I'm not sure to understand, pd-extended only comes as run
>> time / compiled version? there's no way to grab the sources and
>> find an
>> easy way to compile it for any platform?
>> If not then I need to compile some externals myself. I already tried
>> and got nothing but lots of errors. I first tried to compile grid
>> Yves Degoyen and got stuffs like "invalid use of undefined type
>> xxxstruct _widgetbehaviour"... I think Yves' code is pretty clean,
>> that must be a problem on my system.
> mm, linux on ppc, yes i'm afraid you have to compile all.
> when you compile externals, you need to indicate
> the pd headers path to the makefile,
> unfortunately, you have to do it by hand.
> look the Makefile
> and change :
> LINUXINCLUDE = -I../../src
> ( change ../../src to the location of your pd sources. )
With the Pd-extended build system, you shouldn't need to manually
edit anything. There might be some glitches because of the different
CPU, but mostly, it should work fine.
Also, the Debian HOWTO is a wiki, so please fix any typos, problems,
edit, and add to it if you see fit.
>> So before going further I need to know if I can get pd extended to
>> on linux ppc or if I have to compile the externals myself, and if
>> anybody knows some documentation about what I need to do on a fresh
>> debian install to get the usual make, make install... to work
>> Thanks a lot and sorry if I'm a bit off topic with my compilation
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