[PD] pd osx (several topics)
Johnny - elementicaotici
johnny at lato-b.com
Mon Aug 25 04:25:03 CEST 2003
Lunedì, 25 Ago 2003, alle 01:36 Europe/Rome, plessas at sbox.tugraz.at ha
> hi my dear list members!
> i have done some pd-0.37 testing on my osx machine:
> the ability to change audio drivers on the fly is very nice! and there
> is easier
> editing of text in message boxes!
> portaudio support is working for my hdsp card too!
> now for the questions:
> i just get output on 6 channels of my hdsp multiface, although having
> it set to
> 8 outs in pd. plus, on 2 chn. operation i get 32% cpu load compared to
> using built in audio! thats a portaudio thing right?
I had some problems with hdsp:
for example: if you set portaudio with a sample-rate of 44100 it will
show 44100 but it will set the sample-rate to 48000 (you can check it
all because the hsdp is a mono mode driver (maybe RME forgot hdsp).
To solve this trouble I've written a new pa_mac_core.c file that you
must use to compile pd, you can find it here :
or if you want you can use Jack ( http://www.grame.fr/~letz/jack.html ,
http://www.meskalina.it/elementicaotici/dev/audiounits.html ), but
you'll need a special portaudio driver for RME too (If you want I can
> GEM: works fine, is there a pix_video object for osx?
sure, try: pix_videoDarwin
> trying to get pdp to run, it complains about not finding
> what's that and where do you get it from?
> tcl (i use wish shell 8.4) is losing the key commands after a certain
> working and application switching in the finder. it also hangs to the
> that i can only close windows and quit. has anyone got the same
> i am using a precompiled binary of 0.37 from, i guess, Miller's page.
> when i set the path in pd 0.37 wonderful "path..." dialog the settings
> are gone
> on next start of pd. is that intentionally, where else and in what
> syntax (path
> from root level?) can i set it? i start pd with a pd.command file.
I've written an application that load pd simply:
first set the command line from preferences then close and relaunch
> any help suggestions etc are very welcome!
> have a nice time.
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