[PD] Joystick/gamepad in Mac OS X?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sat Feb 7 18:05:24 CET 2004

It would be great if you could make the MacOS X object compatible with  
either J. Sarlo's [joystick] for Windows/Linux, or my [linuxjoystick],  
which I intend to implement on all three platforms (though I would  
probably call it [rawjoystick].


On Saturday, Feb 7, 2004, at 11:55 America/New_York, William Grissom  

> Thanks for the reply, I think I am going to go the HID route. I'll put
> the code on my webspace and email the group when I have it done, if  
> you would be
> interested.
> Will
> On Fri, 6 Feb 2004, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> I've done some work on writing these, but nothing is in a useable  
>> form.
>>   A joystick object using libSDL wouldn't be too hard, but its  
>> somewhat
>> limited.  Apple's HID API looks quite nice, so that should be too hard
>> either.  But its always a matter of finding the time to do it, esp.
>> when I already have this working on Linux....
>> .hc
>> On Wednesday, Feb 4, 2004, at 11:42 America/New_York, William Grissom
>> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Has anybody done any work on getting a USB joystick or gamepad  
>>> working
>>> with Pd in Mac OS X?
>>> Thanks
>>> William Grissom
>>> wgrissom at umich.edu
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