[PD] lists and writing own externals

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Fri Feb 20 09:06:34 CET 2004

thewade wrote:
> Hello again,
> Could somebody send me some simple code for an external that does the following:
> Takes in a list
> Can be set with default values in the object box

probably take a look at the externals-howto

and take a look at other externals that do roughly (in terms of 
interface to pd) what you expect of your object.

> Also, are there any rules as to how much space an external occupies (in bytes)?

the rule might be:
(stripped source-code)/compiler-version*opt-flags*os+1024*(#libraries 
linked to)+3


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