[PD-dev] pbank in build/src (aka "flatspace")

cyrille henry cyrille.henry at la-kitchen.fr
Tue Feb 24 17:57:29 CET 2009

Hans-Christoph Steiner a écrit :
> On Feb 23, 2009, at 6:05 AM, cyrille henry wrote:
>> Hans-Christoph Steiner a écrit :
>>> Hey Cyrille,
>>> I just noticed that you added pbank.c to the flatspace library.   
>>> That  whole 'flatspace' thing is kludge,
>> i know, but there is no better solution yet.
>>> and should be deprecated, IMHO and  just left alone.  So I think  
>>> that it would be best to remove externals/ build/src/pbank.c.
>> where would it go?
>>> For new externals, I think they should first be distributed outside  
>>> of  Pd-extended until they are stable,
>> pbank is stable.
>> it was distributed by zack settle in the jimmies for years, and i  
>> use it since 2002 or 2003.
>>> then things they can be included as  libraries.
>> what lib?
>> when pd-extended or the cvs will be ordered to have directory  
>> like : /math
>> /audio/math
>> /audio/effect
>> /save
>> /matrix
>> etc, then pbank and other externals would fit there.
>> but now it's just an ugly mess. i don't think pbank add much to this  
>> mess.
>> i personally think it's time to start an other svn for pd- 
>> extendedV2, create a good structure, and copy code from 1st svn to  
>> the 2nd, without ordering by developer, but by functionality.
>> that's the best way to move i see, but of course that will create  
>> endless flame-war on the list.
> I agree here, and that is the direction I am working towards with any  
> Pd code I work on.  But for pbank, how about just compiling it and  
> releasing it on its own?
> Or there is already a 'nusmuk' library in Pd-extended, with only  
> abstractions.  How about moving abstractions/nusmuk to externals/ 
> nusmuk, then including pbank in there?
yep, that's an option.
but i would prefer to organise this properly (i.e. not by developer but by functionality)

for now, using flatspace is the only way i know to include code in pd-extended, i'll digg more when i'll get time.


> .hc
>>> Also, the helpfile is named wrong, it should be pbank-help.pd, not   
>>> help-pbank.pd.
>> ok, i changed it.
>> cyrille
>>> .hc
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