[PD] Mac OS X and the -rt switch

chris clepper cclepper at artic.edu
Wed Jan 29 03:27:19 CET 2003

did you try:

sudo ./pd -rt


ps you get the Chicago Max Group mail?

>Hello all,
>I was just looking thru the commandline switch options and noticed 
>that the -rt switch "needs root privledges". Well, if this is true, 
>I did try a couple of examples (from Adam Lindsay, in conjunction 
>with Paradiddle) that used the -rt switch, but it did not ask me for 
>a password.
>Does this just ignore the -rt switch? Or is it that because my user 
>is the main (and only) user, does it automatically get root access? 
>I am currently running my Mac with a "rootless" system (no password 
>for root), and all the times I have entered a password for root, I 
>end up entering my user password in its place. Do I need to "enable" 
>my root user (give it a password) and run PD as root to get the best 
>realtime performance?
>Or, is the -rt switch even implemented on Mac OS X?
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