[PD] uPDated gets Impd (OSX)

0001 0001 at ooo000ooo.org
Tue Mar 16 08:46:49 CET 2004

> Here's something of a howto:
> http://www.ling.lu.se/persons/Johan/tcl/
that looks promising

> That can be easily fixed by specifying the path in the Makefile var 
> "INSTALL_PREFIX".  But this again makes a fixed location, so 
> drag-n-drop installation would only work for one folder path, unless 
> there is a way to use relative paths.  I haven't tried that.
I think it's possible, but I'd love the possibility to throw new 
binaries inside as they are published

> I would really like to be able to compile optimized versions.  This 
> would entail coming up with a standard scheme for all externals, etc. 
> to use for optimization.

well, meanwhile we can try to automate the process somehow ...

> I think that ~/Library/pd would be a good place for people to add the 
> stuff they download later, but I think that all of Pd should be in one 
> folder, /Applications/Pure Data.app for example, so that it can be 
> dragged-n-dropped if need be.  The installer is necessary to provide 
> the UNIX/command line functionality, i.e. typing "pd" on the command 
> line to launch, or using pdsend and pdreceive from the command line.

agreed. what about the .pd documents ?  how do you associate them to 
the application and icon ?


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