[PD] Re: P5 Glovage
raien at tpg.com.au
Sat Sep 25 10:40:37 CEST 2004
Yes Frank - it looks like P5 has hit PD - I'm glad to have had a 'hand'
in it ;-) And can't wait to see where it all goes from here?
Jason, sorry to hear about your difficulties on Linux :-( I'm on Mac
OSX and it was pretty much plug and play, once I got the drivers. On
the Mac side it is a .kext driver and a commandline app to tell it to
send data. Data is sent as an OSC command followed by the data stream.
Plugging into PD was simply 'dumpOSC-> OSCroute' and your there.
Not sure about the Linux side of things- Ross Bencina and others have
P5 to MIDI stuff.
Theres a fairly active dev discussion on Yahoo. Check that out. See
message from yesterday.
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> 1. Re: Re: P5 Glovage (Frank Barknecht)
> 2. Re: Compile error for gem (thewade)
> 3. Re: Re: P5 Glovage (Jason Plumb)
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> Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 20:52:03 +0200
> From: Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org>
> To: PD List <pd-list at iem.at>
> Subject: Re: [PD] Re: P5 Glovage
> Andres Cabrera hat gesagt: // Andres Cabrera wrote:
>> I was also lured into getting one! I'm sure we'll be seeing code for
>> P5 show up!
> Haha, the P5d-gang is forming up nicely. ;)
> Frank Barknecht _ ______footils.org__
> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 20:04:24 -0600
> To: "pd-list" <pd-list at iem.kug.ac.at>
> Subject: Re: [PD] Compile error for gem
> From: "thewade" <pdman at aproximation.org>
> I tried your patch. Its interesting, it seems to autodetect everything,
> though not perfectly.
> Here are some of the patch errors:
> Error during patching:
> patching file src/Gnu/configure
> Hunk #19 FAILED at 3331.
> 1 out of 20 hunks FAILED -- saving rejects to file
> I put configure.reg at http://www.aproximation.com/configure.rej
> Something I had to change in the configure file (changed from
> . makeauxlibs, it doesnt makeauxlibs now but the configure script
> this point at least) patch is in /usr/local/src/gem-0.90.0 and gemlibs
> if test -d $GEMLIBS
> . ../../GemLibs/makeauxlibs
> It doesnt find libpng even though I have it installed:
> checking for main in -lpng...
> checking alternate -lpng in png_set_compression_level...
> find: png_set_compression_level: No such file or directory
> configure: error: Build png library somewhere
> [wade at musicbox Gnu]$ ldconfig -p | grep png
> libpng12.so.0 (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib64/libpng12.so.0
> libpng12.so.0 (libc6) => /usr/lib/libpng12.so.0
> libpng12.so (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib64/libpng12.so
> ===> libpng.so.2 (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib64/libpng.so.2
> libimlib-png.so (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib64/libimlib-png.so
> I dont know how to fix the problem myself, my fimilarity with configure
> is lacking. Thanks for the help and the patch!
> Message: 3
> Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 21:38:18 -0700
> From: Jason Plumb <jason at noisybox.net>
> To: pd-list at iem.at
> Subject: Re: [PD] Re: P5 Glovage
> I, also, was drawn to the p5 glove for pd control purposes...and so I
> bought one of the cheapies from compugeeks once I saw the amazingly low
> pricetag. Got it this week. I run Linux (almost exlcusively, Debian
> unstable, kernel 2.6.6) and have been quite disappointed with the
> drivers/support so far.
> Apparently there are two ways to roll with this thing [in Linux]:
> binary driver (supplied by Essential Reality) or a 3rd party driver
> called libp5glove. The latter uses libusb in userspace (which,
> obviously, would be a preferred angle of attack)...
> So far, I've had zero success...even tho I have plenty of other usb
> devices configured and working perfectly (think scanner, camera, card
> reader, hard drive, gamepad, etc). The binary driver causes my machine
> to hard lock, and the userspace one reports an error within libusb.
> Something about "Invalid Argument" which I straced back to an ioctl
> call. Wonderful. I tried emailing the author of the libp5glove
> but the address now bounces. :(
> Based on forum postings, the manufacturer of the p5 seems to be in
> pretty bad shape. It's great that they were willing to put out a Linux
> driver and SDK...but the current state of affairs looks bleak. If
> somebody manages to get either driver working with Linux (I've read a
> few vague success stories), please drop me a line. If I manage to make
> mine wiggle, I'll try and post results back to the group.
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