[PD-dev] problem making Pd.app with TclTk-8.4.9

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Fri Apr 8 21:38:30 CEST 2005

This is where I got stymied too.  I was hoping I could wait a few versions
of TK and it migth go away.  Since it seems not to be going away by itself
I guess it's worth looking at more closely.  unfortunately this will
almost certainly mean debugging TK itself, yikes.


On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 02:19:34PM -0400, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> So I have built a Pd.app using TclTk 8.4.9, which includes all of 
> Jamie's super handy graphics fixes.  It works fine if I use pd from the 
> command line, i.e. the old way.  But whenever I run the Pd.app, I get 
> this: 
> -------------------------- 
> hans at sla:mac-stuff > Pd-0.38-4_TclTk-8.4.9.app/Contents/MacOS/Pd  
> alloc: invalid block: 0xa08fc9c: a 80 0 
> Abort 
> -------------------------- 
> It seems to be the Tcl version of a kernel panic.  Any ideas as to how 
> to troubleshoot this?  Or even better, what this error message means in 
> particular?  This seems to affect TclTk 8.4.5 thru 8.4.9.  8.4.4 works 
> fine. 
> I really want to get the newer TclTk working because it is sooo much 
> nicer: faster, many bug fixes, looks better. 
> .hc 
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