[PD] "-path" and subdirs

Larry Troxler lt at westnet.com
Tue Aug 28 23:29:50 CEST 2001

Pardon my jumping in here, but I think David was talking about
abstractions, and not externs. What you suggest, IMHO, is fine for being
able to keep extern makefiles and source code grouped together, but I
don't see how it would help for the case where you have a hundred or so

FWIW, I too, would like what David suggests. It is quite easy to quickly
have many dozens of abstractions, and a pain to keep adding to -path
everytime the abstractions are regrouped into different directories for

Larry Troxler

 On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Miller Puckette wrote:

> Actually, I'm planning to do something simpler, which is simply to look,
> for example, not only for files named "fiddle~.pd_linux" but also
> "fiddle~/fiddle~.pd_linux".  In the meantime I'm just linking (linux) or
> copying (NT) the externs to the parent directory as a stopgap...
> cheers
> Miller
> P.S. my incoming mail was broken for a few hours yesterday, but I think I
> got all the Pd list stuff OK...
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 12:54:26PM -0400, David McCallum wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >          Is there anyway to make the -path flag include subdirs within the
> > specified path(s)? I categorise my abstractions in separate dirs, and don't
> > want to have to specify a new -path dir every time I've created a new
> > abstraction.
> >
> >          If this feature isn't available... then count it in for the Pd
> > wishlist.
> >
> > David McCallum
> >

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