[PD-dev] pd-devel revival

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Dec 24 00:16:24 CET 2008

On Dec 23, 2008, at 12:55 AM, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> Miller Puckette wrote:
>> Second, and this just occurred to me, I think it would be smart to  
>> separate
>> the u_main.tk cide into several smaller files.  They could simply be
>> concatenated by the makefile.  This way people could work on  
>> different
>> parts of it with much less chance of their work colliding.  I  
>> should have
>> thought of this simple strategy years ago, hmm.
> hmm, wouldn't it be even nicer to merge the separate files at runtime?
> just load all the files in a directory (and use ##_ prefixes  
> (01_ .. 99_) to enforce a certain order)
> i always found it somewhat awkward that we have to use "make" to  
> "generate" a script from a script.

Tcl has a mechanism for this built-in, as do most scripting  
langauges.  In Tcl, these are called "packages".  You can make Tcl  
packages quite easily, and then load them like any other Tcl package.


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