[PD] devel_0.38 pb loading externals?

Ian Smith-Heisters heisters at 0x09.com
Thu Mar 3 02:50:38 CET 2005

yes! I've gotten just that error when recompiling an external with the 
wrong source/bin configuration. And I did use make install.

Thomas Grill wrote:
> Hi all,
> that could turn out to be one of the meanest bugs in pd history.
> Vincent, Ian, Ben, did you also "make install" your built pd, or just 
> run it from the bin folder?
> The thing is that with the preferred autoconf build method, the pd 
> binary resides in the _src_ folder after compilation.
> So, most probably, you linked your externals (flext-based, but also 
> others) against the new version (in src), but ran it with an old one in 
> bin. This produces the described error for me, too.
> best greetings,
> Thomas
> vincent rioux schrieb:
>>> currently you are the only one who both experiences and debugs this
>>> problem ...
>>> the only idea i have at the moment the only idea i have is to make look
>>> for older versions of devel_0_38 and try to figure out the date when
>>> devel_0_38 started with this behaviour ...
>>> i know, this is a lot of work, but you would do the devel_ branch a big
>>> favor ... use cvs update -D date
>>> to check out a certain date (see man cvs for details) and start a binary
>>> search during the last few monthes ...
>> ouch!
>> this sounds quite heavy
>> i might give a try but do you think i should recompile flext and/or 
>> externals each time i make a cvs update?
>> otherwise, Thomas,
>> i finally came back to flext 4.7, dyn and py from your website and 
>> everything worked like a charm with pd-038-4 (miller's site)
>> it sounds like i don't manage to use the new system you came with to 
>> install flext and your externals on cvs
>> if you wish you can send me your latest py version (tarred), 
>> compatible with the previous build system and i will for sure give it 
>> a try :-)
>> vincent
>>> i'm really sorry, that i can't help you at the moment, but with your
>>> help, i'm pretty sure, we can find this bug ...
>>> thanks ... tim


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