[PD-dev] Pd 0.42-0 test 6 available
martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Thu Dec 11 19:54:02 CET 2008
IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
>Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> > IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
> >> speaking of adding things to the Pd API...
> >> is it totally out of your ways to
> >> - add a function that returns the version of Pd?
> >> something like "const char* pd_versionstring(void)" would be nice.
> >> this could be used to ensure that an external is running with a Pd
> >> version compatible to the one it was compiled against
> > Since the version will most likely be used for a numeric comparison, and
> > it is stored as a number, perhaps it makes sense to return numeric types
> > instead of a char*?
> > int pd_majorversion(void)
> > int pd_minorversion(void)
> > int pd_bugfixversion(void)
>personally i don't care so much for the details.
>i proposed the string as it outputs the full version number (with all
>"test" and whatnot).
Why not add 4 global variables
EXTERN t_int pd_majorversion;
EXTERN t_int pd_minorversion;
EXTERN t_int pd_bugfixversion;
EXTERN t_symbol pd_testversion;
...to m_pd.h, which would be initialized when pd starts up from the #defines
PD_MAJOR_VERSION, PD_MINOR_VERSION, PD_BUGFIX_VERSION and PD_TEST_VERSION?
Or make it a struct:
EXTERN t_pd_version pd_version;
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