[PD-dev] declare (again)

Dan Wilcox danomatika at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 13:07:29 CEST 2018

Also, I like that this simple, yet elegant approach does not need to remove or override the explicit -path or -lib flags at all. I'm not sure why we didn't think of it when I wrote the initial PR a year ago.

> On Sep 11, 2018, at 1:04 PM, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah. I find "you need to tell PD where to look" make sense, but adding "and HOW it needs to look" becomes the issue.
>> On Sep 11, 2018, at 1:02 PM, Julian Brooks <jbeezez at gmail.com <mailto:jbeezez at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> +1
>> You only understand how non-intuitive current [declare] is once you've attempted to describe it simply to a roomful of learners. 
>> Not saying current situation isn't a huge improvement over where we were umpteen years ago but if there's the option to make it even simpler & more straightforward plus portable - yes please.
>> J.
>> On Tue, 11 Sep 2018 at 11:42, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com <mailto:danomatika at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> Actually, that's not a bad idea at the expense of a little more searching. [declare] then behaves more like the lua loader which searches for both binary and script modules, which I find relatively easy to use. I don't think this would break existing patches and would also honor the relative path restrictions for self contained projects, where specifying a relative path starting with ./ or ../ only searches locally.
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>>>> relatively easy code change
>>> ...  so I propose step 2 as PR #440 !
>>> cheers

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