[pd] Linux migration

Malte Steiner steiner at block4.com
Wed Nov 10 22:35:53 CET 2004

beau25 at access4less.net wrote:
> Hello PD list,
>    A week ago I wrote about pd not finding libtcl.so.0 or
> libtk.so.0
>    Well pd still can not find these libraries, but I have
> managed to find them in my usr/lib folder. This makes me
> think that the pd rpm needs to be in a specific location
> inorder to find these libs. Does any one know what directory
> the pd.rpm file should be placed in for a linux installation
> of the program? Also the libtcl.so file is missing the last
> 0 do you think that should make a difference? 
> I am on redhat 9 incase you need to know this inorder to
> answer my question.
> Is there anything else that I need to do to the rpm besides
> double clicking on it to get it to install correctly?
> Would trying the tar.gz be any easier?
I got simular trouble in the preparation for my pd workshop I gave at 
Access Space in 2002 with the Mandrake distribution, which is a RedHat 
derivat. We get around with symlinking these libs, look here:




Malte Steiner
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