[PD-dev] pd externals windows

Ben Bogart - FMPM/F1999 bbogart at acs.ryerson.ca
Thu Jul 25 20:07:49 CEST 2002

Can you compile the examples in 6.externs in the PD documentation?

I seem to recall having a problem using underscores in my external names, 
just using just one word, like "tilde" as your external name, and then 
rename your other functions to match, eg "tidle_setup" 

good luck.

On Thu, 25 Jul 2002, Philip Stolz wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm just trying to get a pd external to work with a binary windows release of 
> pd. I compiled my external with MSVC++ 6.0 and I'm loading the lib using the 
> following command when starting pd:
> pd -nomidiin -path d:\pd-patches -lib d:PDLIB\source_tilde
> pd is printing the following error message:
> load_object: Symbol "source_tilde_setup" not found
> D:/PDLIB/source_tilde: can't load library
> pd is definitely finding the .dll file and there's also a source_tilde_setup 
> function compiled into the library. I guess that my problem has something to 
> do with C++ -> C - functions in dlls so I tried using the "disable language 
> extensions" switch of MSVC++ in order to get ANSI C but this seemed to have 
> no effect. 
> Does anyone know how I could get rid of this problem?
> Thanks in advance,
>                              Phil.
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B. Bogart

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