[PD-dev] pow~ in Cyclone [was: Re: stripping down Pd-extended's default libs]

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Mon Feb 16 23:05:55 CET 2009

Frank Barknecht hat gesagt: // Frank Barknecht wrote:

> This is not related to Pd-extended which AFAIK doesn't include cyclone
> as a library (a "-lib" loadable one), but when loaded as a lib, Cyclone
> does some magic to even overwrite Pd internals. I made a little check
> now and actually Cyclone then is very smart and aliasses the builtins to
> different names.
> Running "pd-0.42 -lib cyclone" gives this:
> ...
> warning: class 'pow~' overwritten; old one renamed 'pow~_aliased'
> ...
> and now the [pow~] behaves like in Max, while [pow~_aliased] is the new
> pow~ from 0.42. That's pretty cool, actually. 

And actually I found, that it's not Cyclone doing this, but Pd itself!
The magic is in m_class.c and new in 0.42. 


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