[PD] FM problems

matthijs at devdsp.net matthijs at devdsp.net
Fri Jul 18 19:11:38 CEST 2003

On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 06:15:16PM +0200, Krzysztof Czaja wrote:
> hi,
> no... it has nothing to do with patch complexity -- it is just
> the case of connecting a feedback loop to an outlet~ causing
> Pd to crash.
> Seems like a bug in the Pd's signal borrowing scheme?  It is not the
> right time for me to look into this, though... sorry.
> Putting a [switch] into such a subpatch prevents Pd from crashing,
> but, basically, explicit feedbacks should always be broken by
> putting a delay line inside.

OK, I understand. I'll stick to using a delay line, as that seems to
work and I don't think I really understand how switch~ would fit into
this ...

> Krzysztof
> Matthew Allen wrote:
> >  I took a quick look at your patch this morning, and oddly enough it crashes
> > on my windows machines also. So I dont think it is your feedback loops, and
> > actually with just a quick look at your patch I think you have a lot of
> > unneccesary stuff in there (mostly in the pitch control area.) Maybe this
> > mught be affecting it?

take care,

Matthijs de Jonge
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