[PD] installing PD and Gem in osx

chris clepper cgc at humboldtblvd.com
Sun Feb 13 20:04:40 CET 2005

Try this:

-Get Info on the Pd application
- Select 'Show Package Contents which will open another window in the 
- Navigate to Contents->Resources->extra
- drag Gem.pd_darwin into the Extra directory
- use -lib Gem in your .pdrc

Please post the console messages if Gem doesn't load using this method.


On Feb 13, 2005, at 11:31 AM, julieta Maria wrote:

> Hi, i am new to pd and to the list. Sorry to ask such
> a basic question, but I have tried and it seems I am
> not able to figure it out on my own.
> I have downloaded pd 0.38-2 from Miller Puckette's
> site  and GemG5 from taproot.dyndns.org. I unstuffed
> and got a pd0.38-2 file and a Gem.pd_darwin file. I
> placed both files in a directory that I created at
> applications, named Pd.
> After that I created a .pdrc file in textedit. I put
> in there:
> -lib /Applications/Pd/Gem
> I saved it and put it in the  home directory (which is
> called julieta).
> But pd doesn' t seem to recognize Gem still. I was
> wondering what I could be doing wrong...  I also tried
> to put the same -lib /applications/Pd/Gem path in the
> path files on Pd. I don't really know much about
> anything, but I was doing the installation this way
> after the instructions of a friend.
> If someone could help me out, that'd be awesome.
> Julieta

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