[PD] Re: [PD-announce] Pd compiled for imac

chris clepper cgc at humboldtblvd.com
Sun May 28 01:13:49 CEST 2006

On 5/27/06, Miller Puckette <mpuckett at imusic1.ucsd.edu> wrote:
> OK, sounds like I have to figure out how to make fat binaries... (I
> don't think the subdirectory idea is all that great because I'd have
> to change  Pd to look in them and then new externs wouldn't work in old
> versions of Pd.)
> On the other hand, if I can figure out fat binaries I can get away without
> releasing separate "apps" for the two architectures.  So this would be
> a Good Thing.

man lipo

Bascially make a PPC executable and a x86 one and join them.

As I already stated that doesn't help the externals issue at all.  I think
the solution to that is to clearly mark what works for what platform and
have some patience for both the developers and end users.  'Why doesn't
<external>.pd_darwin work on my Mac?' will probably be a common question.
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