[PD-dev] GUI plugins

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Nov 30 18:38:08 CET 2010

I cc'ed the Pd-list since I think this is relevent there.

On Nov 29, 2010, at 8:40 PM, András Murányi wrote:
> 2010/11/29 András Murányi <muranyia at gmail.com>
> Hello HC,
> i was just trying to pick this up, but i'm kinda confused with the  
> new startup order. It seems at the moment of load_startup_plugins(),  
> which is by the end of pdtk_pd_startup() we don't yet have a  
> functional ::pdwindow::verbose to print on the console. (Also, the  
> '---done with main---' message at the end of main doesn't appear on  
> my console.)
> Do you have an idea on this?

the "done with main" thing was just a debug message.  So the verbose  
proc doesn't work in a plugin?

> Plus (i couldn't go into it, but) it seems to me that startup  
> plugins are run twice.
> It seems this is because both $::sys_searchpath and  
> $::sys_staticpath contains ~/pd-externals (where i keep these  
> plugins). Is it my error that i've added it once to my patch list or  
> is it like this for everyone? And - do you think a mechanism to  
> prevent loading a plugin more than once is necessary?
> Andras

Sounds like you have ~/pd-externals added as a path via the  
preferences.  Its now part of the hard-coded sys_staticpath.



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related to the telescope.      -Edsger Dykstra

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