[PD-dev] Pd breaks zexy (?)

Lucas Cordiviola lucarda27 at hotmail.com
Sat Aug 21 00:45:19 CEST 2021

> I bet a lot of other stuff will turn out to be broken, hmm.

get_sys_sleepgrain() and the just removed:

     EXTERN void sys_clearhist(void);
     EXTERN int sys_addhist(int phase);

will surely break Pdvst~

 From looking at:



Pdvst~ is not much active but I think mainly because it works :)
At least I use it.


Mensaje telepatico asistido por maquinas.

On 8/20/2021 4:42 PM, Miller Puckette via Pd-dev wrote:
> Well, I've never been able to articulate a clear and complete policy...
> Roughly speaking, I'm maintaining source and binary compatibility for anything
> that uses the public API (m_pd.h) and trying not to break things that use
> private APIs (g_vanas.h, s_stuff.h and, privater still, m_imp.h").  Meanwhile
> there's a profusion of ".h" files I didn't write (d_soundfile.h, g_all_guis.h,
> etc) that I've never formed a policy for.
> In the case of get_sys_sleepgrain() I can write a new implementation that
> should work - in fact that might even be a good idea fro otehr reasons :) -
> but there's a lot more that I've changed in s_stuff.h, since I've revamped
> the whole audio interface.  I bet a lot of other stuff will turn out to
> be broken, hmm.
> Miller
> On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 05:23:18PM +0200, Roman Haefeli wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I just compiled Pd from master and found that I cannot load [fifop]
>> from zexy anymore. When loading it, I get:
>> ~~~
>> error: /home/roman/Documents/Pd/externals/zexy/zexy.pd_linux: /home/roman/Documents/Pd/externals/zexy/zexy.pd_linux: undefined symbol: get_sys_sleepgrain
>>   fifop
>> error: ... couldn't create
>> ~~~
>> I believe the related commit in Pd is 95b61465.
>> I haven't tried re-compiling zexy yet, because I am under the
>> impression that Pd shouldn't break existing externals. I'm using 2.3.1
>> from Deken.
>> Roman
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