[PD] Re: New PDP/PiDiP for OSX
bigswift at ufl.edu
Wed Mar 24 19:43:30 CET 2004
I am so sorry!
I meant "rats" as an expression similar to "darn"
rats was NOT BY ANY MEANS EVER meant to be a descriptor of you
It was to be "Oh Rats, it won't work for my machine".
Sorry that translated so badly.
On Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at 06:48 PM, Yves Degoyon wrote:
> Adam Lindsay wrote:
> but, by the way, i received some very unfriendly mails
> from MAC users ( consumers ) UNHAPPY with their product
> as if they were writing to a company dealer,
> It's true that there can be some culture shock between the Pd (do-it-
> yourselfers) and the Mac (click, and it just works) communities. I do
> hope you're not discouraged by those folks, but Pat also rightly brings
> up the idea of pent-up demand and excitement.
> i ever you're a linux or a mac user, there's no reason to call someone
> a "rat"
> just because your software doesn't work.
> Anyway, some hints to potential users, and comments to Sevy:
> If you get an error message on startup about pdp_text not finding a
> default font, try this:
> sudo cp pdp_pidip_osx/fonts/helmetr.ttf /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/
> that's in the installation notes...
> The nifty pdp_ieee1394 object looks like it isn't re-entrant yet (i.e.,
> you can't create a second pdp_ieee1394 object, even in another patch
> after one has been destroyed). This might show up with a bunch of lines
> like "pdp_ieee1394: SGIdle failed." or "pdp_ieee1394: grabber
> initialization failed". If you run into this, I think the only way to
> it is to close pd and restart. It's not pretty, but from the commented-
> out code, it seems like there's some trouble with the implementation.
> It's most irritating when trying out all the nifty sample patches!
> Can the Gem/OSX folks offer any insight into this?
> should be the case for pix_video, too, no?
> some code of pix_video did not work also
> because, in pdp, everything is excuted in a thread
> ( i guess it's the more likely reason ).
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