another Linux compilation problem?

Guenter Geiger guenter.geiger at
Mon Nov 16 18:08:32 CET 1998

> -----Original Message-----
> From: william sack [mailto:bsack at]
> Pd version 0.23
> compiled Fri Nov 13 16:28:40 MST 1998
> adding /usr/local/lib/pd/externs
> port 5400
> Waiting for connection request...
> TCL_LIBRARY=/usr/local/tcl/library TK_LIBRARY=/usr/local/tk/library
> /usr/local/bin/pd-gui 5400
> bad host?

pd tries to connect to it´s GUI via sockets. Normally this is done
via localhost on port 5400.
To make this work you should have a localhost entry in your /etc/hosts file.
This entry is standard on every Unix system.  localhost

(After all just a guess)

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