[PD] externals with same names
IOhannes m zmoelnig
zmoelnig at iem.at
Sat Apr 5 16:49:12 CEST 2008
> hi list
> is this a feature or it should be like this?
search the archives of both the pd-list and the pd-dev list for "name
as for the duplications in "flatspace", they are just copies of other
one other implementation (so if there only is one single other
implementation, this should be the very same object; if the object is
implemented in several libraries, this
> any suggestions/ideas how to deal with this?
search the archives for "name clashes" :-)
there are several solutions:
1: use namespace prefixes (e.g. [zexy/warp] instead of just [warp]) to
make explicit which object you mean, at the potential cost, that the
patch will break if a library is renamed
2: don't use the full Pd-extended but strip it down to your needs (i
personally use a barebone Pd and add 3 or so libraries - i still have an
overview about what is loaded...)
3: other solutions including [import] and [declare] which i leave for
others to go into detail.
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