[PD] Re: if i may ask more...

zmoelnig at iem.at zmoelnig at iem.at
Wed Mar 31 07:56:34 CEST 2004

Zitiere "odiv ." <daniel52000 at hotmail.com>:

> hi IOhannes. thanx a lot!:)

> a wincompiler (fx lcc-win32) to make a .dll from a C-file to compile it
> with 
> PD (like i did with Gem) or does PD compile writteninC-files by it self?

as you might have noticed from the Gem-installation troubles, pd alone is *not*
enough to run an external (this is what an "abstraction" is: something, pd can
understand by itself without the need of an external program (or external))

so you definitely need a compiler (doesn't have to be a "wincompiler"; i for
myself prefer a "lincompiler") and i *think* that almost any C-compiler (if you
are going to write in C) will suffice.

this is the missing part of the externals-HOWTO: how to actually compile the


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