[PD] PD Launcher/External Manager

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Tue Jun 3 04:11:06 CEST 2003

WinNT/2k/XP have a home directory available here: %USERPROFILE% (in 
Unix-speak: $USERPROFILE).  Therefore a reg key or ini file would only 
be necessary for Win9x/ME.


On Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at 17:57 America/New_York, David McCallum 

>         Hello all. Not a developer, so make of this what you will, but 
> all this talk of a default directory in Windows makes me wonder why 
> the pd-launcher upon installation doesn't just ask the user for their 
> Pd directory and then store that information in an ini file, or even 
> better, a reg key.
> David
> At 17:42 28/05/2003 -0400, bbogart at ryerson.ca wrote:
>> Part of my needs for the launcher is the ability to start multiple 
>> configuration sets, not just a single configuration. Can one point PD 
>> to using another .pdrc file? (pd -rc 
>> c:\windows\profiles\bbogart\.pdrc-EMI)
>> This would be useful for a default configuration... I'm really not 
>> sold on the pdrc as a way of storing sets of configs, I think scripts 
>> (under linux and OSX) and shortcuts (under windows) is the best way 
>> for that, that way the configs are seperate from the laucher program, 
>> which only manages (and/or starts PD) the config sets.
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