[PD] [entry] changes

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sat Oct 27 23:48:51 CEST 2007

On Oct 27, 2007, at 11:59 AM, Roman Haefeli wrote:

> On Sat, 2007-10-27 at 12:02 +0200, Enrique Erne wrote:
>> On Oct 27, 2007, at 5:56 AM, Roman Haefeli wrote:
>>>> in order to work with pd-ext i had to rename some object in chat  
>>>> and
>>>> netpd-gui i.e. [l2s] to [zexy/list2symbol] or [netclient] to
>>>> [maxlib/netclient].
>>>> is renaming zexy , maxlib objects with namespace the correct/ 
>>>> only way
>>>> in pd-extended?
>>> hm, i didn't test myself, but since you are using pd-0.40  
>>> (extended or
>>> not) zexy and maxlib and stuff should be loaded by [declare]. i  
>>> think
>>> currently they are only loaded as externals, which means, for  
>>> extended
>>> we would need to add them as pathes as well (with '-stdpath'  
>>> instead of
>>> '-stdlib'). could you test, if that works? there is no way in  
>>> renaming
>>> all the objets.
>> most of them could be replaced with list-abs :)
>> i tested if [list2symbol] could create and reloaded a test patch with
>> did not create:
>> import zexy
>> declare -path zexy
>> declare -stdlib zexy
>> declare -stdpath zexy
>> declare -path
>> /Applications/Pd-0.40.3-extended-20071026.app/Contents/Resources/ 
>> extra/
>> zexy
>> declare -stdpath
>> /Applications/Pd-0.40.3-extended-20071026.app/Contents/Resources/ 
>> extra/
>> zexy
>> did create:
>> import zexy/list2symbol
>> declare -stdlib zexy/list2symbol
>> on osx 10.3.9 (it's an old cat) with Pd-0.40.3-extended-20071026.app
>> but again. i want to know the official way to load an external in
>> pd-extended. who can answer this or where is it documented?
>> the readme says "By default, most of the included libraries are  
>> loaded
>> at startup."
>> if import is the way to go what about all helpfiles, do they need to
>> get updated in order to work?
> in case of netpd, it's not worth to think about [import] at all. netpd
> won't use it.

Any particular objection to [import]?  It's an external like any  
other.  If you use list2symbol, etc. because it solves problems, I  
don't see a reason to ignore [import].



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