[PD] pdp_colorgrid bug

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Thu Apr 24 22:47:25 CEST 2008

On Apr 1, 2008, at 8:13 AM, ydegoyon at free.fr wrote:

> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> Hey Lluis,
>> Good to hear that you're working on these objects, they are very   
>> valuable
> contributions that with a little more polish will really  round out  
> Pd's
> capabilities.
>> As for updating this, I think pdp_colorgrid is currently part of   
>> Yves' pidip
> code directories.
> the new version of colorgrid doesn't need anymore
> to bundle the image (colorgrid.pnm) file in the package,
> but it introduces a new dependency to the tk-img library,
> and i don't know of the availability of this library
> on every platform,
> for now i'm sure it's not listed in pd's dependencies...
> not sure it's the way to go.
> second, when you build pidip from source,
> it defines the path to that image as :
> #define COLORGRID_IMG PWD"/patches/images/colorgrid.pnm"
> that insure a compiled PIDIP will find the image..
> when it's build in extended, i don't know which path should be  
> given here,
> as i don't know of a standard path for shared files in pd-extended,
> well, basically the simplest thing is to put the right path here in  
> SVN,
> and pidip will keep its way of compiling it.

How about using the built-in image support?  It means the file has to  
be a GIF, but since the GIF patent has expired, that shouldn't be any  



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