[PD] Jack with osx

james tittle tigital at mac.com
Fri Feb 18 17:03:21 CET 2005

On Feb 18, 2005, at 10:26 AM, Julian Peterson wrote:
> Has anyone built a jack-enabled binary for osx?  I've been able to 
> find older versions of PD, but not 0.38-2.

...are you asking for a jack-enabled version of pd, or a binary of 
jack?  The latter is available, but you may have to recompile pd to add 
jack support:  it's worked for me in the past, but I haven't really 
played with it recently...

> Or, better yet, has anyone on osx gotten past this particular dilemma: 
>  when I run ./configure it always fails with:
> no tk library found
> I have tcl tk installed on my system, (you see it does find tcl8.4, 
> just not tk8.4).  I can edit the makefile directly and fix the tcl/tk 
> problem and get pd to compile, but I'm not able to get it to do so 
> with jack support.  I need one of two fixes:
> either to get the configure script to recognize tk and then 
> (hopefully) continue on to add jack support, or I need to know how to 
> edit the makefile that ships with pd to add jack support for my 
> machine.  Any ides are appreciated.

...well, this checking for tcl/tk in configure is superfuous on osx:  
pd links against the framework versions...and as for the other problem, 
you can always do "./configure --help" and find out what feature flags 
are available...in this case, you would use "./configure 


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