question: should toys be part of Pd distribution?

Kevin C Baird kcbaird at
Thu Feb 3 15:32:49 CET 2000

Karl - 

I think that is an excellent idea. RPM seems to be a pretty standard
package, and debian users can use alien to convert to a .deb. I suspect
that PD users are more likely to use non-intel processors than the
"average" linux user, so binaries for Alpha and PPC are probably a good

On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Karl MacMillan wrote:

> Well, from the response to this so far and from talking to my colleagues
> that are interested in PD but still haven't taken the plunge, it seems
> that nice integrated, ready to go binaries with all the goodies would be
> welcomed.  Perhaps what is needed is someone to compile all this stuff
> for all the platforms into, to use the linux jargon, distributions.  As
> I have access to linux and windows with compilers and should have access
> to an O2 soon (and have the time), I would be happy to do this if people
> are interested.  This way the individual packages can continue to be
> mantained by their authors and released according to their own
> schedules, but end users can get everything they want.  Let me know.

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