[PD-dev] ATI + GridFlow + Gem + C++ + Linux = BOOM

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Mon Aug 24 04:53:38 CEST 2009

On Aug 23, 2009, at 8:14 PM, Claude Heiland-Allen wrote:

> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> Do you have any documentation on this as a suggested workaround?
> http://wiki.fifengine.de/Segfault_in_cxa_allocate_exception#Workaround_.231
> "Explicitly linking against libstdc++ before linking against the  
> opengl libraries resolves this issue!"
> You can have an external (in fact, I use one[1]) that links libstdc+ 
> +, and load it into Pd before anything else, which "works" - but  
> it's much more fragile and hoop-jumping for users who just want  
> something that works, how many times can you debug ~/.pdsettings or  
> ~/.pdrc for users who don't care why C++ exceptions cause crashes  
> when they use Gem or whatever...
> [1] https://code.goto10.org/svn/maximus/pd-libstdcpp/

Wouldn't you need to use this libstdcpp.pd_linux external for Pd  
vanilla anyway?



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