[PD] command line question

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Mon Jan 27 19:35:45 CET 2003

I think you have to install the development package (which should have
come with OSX.)  Then "make" will work.
On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 11:30:44AM +0000, Alex from Idoia wrote:


> Hello,
> I am on Mac OSX and I have been using the terminal for a couple of 
> months now as it is the only way to get pd to work.
> At the beginning I had some difficulties to install it and I have 
> simply downloaded the package version of pd+tk of Adma Lindsay which 
> installed everything for me. Now, I have a bit more knowledge of 
> terminal commands and as I have downloaded some externals from 
> pure-data.org, I wanted to try again to install them myself. I get 
> stuck to the particular commands where I have to type make clean then 
> make and finally make install.
> My terminal tells me 'command not found'. In any hope of discovering 
> something by myself, I noticed the Makefile file in some external' s 
> directories and try to type ./Makefile then I got the answer Permission 
> denied(as superuser). I understand that has more to do with OSX/Unix 
> language and less with pd itself, however I am sure many of you can 
> help to answer my newbie questions. Also any reference website to learn 
> a bit more about the command line will be most appreciated.
> Thanks a lot
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