[PD] installing and running/using pd/pdp/pidip/gem on panther

chris clepper cgc at humboldtblvd.com
Sat Nov 29 21:44:59 CET 2003

At 8:34 PM +0000 11/29/03, Gon Zifroni wrote:
>>I have just updated that page to give some installation directions 
>>for GEM on OSX.  Let me know if they are adequate.
>great! so basic, ur instructions helped me to know that I should 
>type "pd -lib Gem" to launch pd with a certain lib..
>and seem to work when loading a gem sample patch but then some stuff 
>is missing look:

what video capture device do you have hooked up?  there is at least 
one component detected but it might not be for a video device - the 
part it failed on is where a video channel is opened.  i only have 
access to a few video devices, but everything with an OSX QT driver 
should work with this code.


>pix_videoDarwin: constructor
>pix_videoDarwin: height 320 width 240
>pix_videoDarwin: number of SGcomponents: 1
>pix_videoDarwin: opened default component
>pix_videoDarwin: initialized SG
>dataref ok
>pix_videoDarwin: could not make new SG channnel
>pix_videoDarwin: could not set SG ChannelBounds
>pix_videoDarwin: could not set SG ChannelUsage
>pix_videoDarwin: set SG HighQuality
>error: canvas: no method for 'atom'
>... you might be able to track this down from the Find menu.
>01.VideoPaint.pd 27 0 28 0 (/->text) connection failed
>01.VideoPaint.pd 28 0 26 1 (text->pix_threshold) connection failed
>01.VideoPaint.pd 37 0 38 0 (+->+) connection failed
>01.VideoPaint.pd 38 0 37 1 (+->???) connection failed
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