externs was: Re: [PD] jack patch

pix pix at test.at
Fri Feb 15 13:04:00 CET 2002

but you don't have to "include the externals each time". you only upgrade
the externals when the externals change. if your externals are somehow
being deleted when you upgrade pd, you are doing something very wrong.


On Thu, 14 Feb 2002 13:44:33 -0500
Jim Ruxton <cinetron at passport.ca> wrote:

> I don't know how the programming of this would work but would it be 
> possible to include these externals in pd but have an option like 
> -noextern to keep the memory use low if needed and if one wanted to use 
> a newer version of an external than the one included with pd the option 
> -lib external would override the embedded external. Personally I'm quite
> happy with the way it works now but this suggestion (if its possible) 
> would satisfy those who don't like including the externals each time.
> Jim
> >I have a paralyzing fear of extern updates getting locked to the
> >completely unrelated pd release cycle... and the pain that will result
> >when one tries to jump ahead of the versions that have been included in
> >pd.
> >
> >They are called externs, after all.
> >
> >pix.
> >
> >On Thu, 14 Feb 2002 15:59:37 +0100 (CET)
> >CK <x at meta.lo-res.org> wrote:
> >

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