[PD] Mac OS X installer with library documentation

roc principio at ilimit.es
Wed Mar 16 03:16:25 CET 2005

sure. link?

On 16 Mar 2005, at 3:02 AM, Burt wrote:

> Greetings list,
> First of all I want to thank Hans again for the great work he has done 
> with providing an easy-to-install Pure Data extended application for 
> OS X.  However, I was having a few problems with his latest installer 
> (Pd-0.38-0test4HCS1.dmg).
> 1.  Running OS X 10.3.8, I couldn't get zexy, Gem, pmpd, or vasp to 
> load via the Preferences>Startup menu.  In fact, it crashed when I 
> tried to load them that way, and I wound up having to write a Launcher 
> script.  (That was my solution at the time).
> 2.  Some of the documentation (especially pdp or pddp) would crash PD 
> in OS X because I haven't gotten them to run correctly.
> 3.  Not all of the documentation for the extra libraries is easy to 
> use for most users.
> So, I took Miller Puckette's distribution and copied the extra 
> libraries from Hans' version and placed them in a directory structure 
> that made sense to me.  Then I edited the Pd.tk script to add an extra 
> menu for Gem and some submenus in the Help menu for the extra 
> libraries.  This was somewhat difficult for me, because I have rather 
> limited experience as a programmer/scripter.
> I have placed my new Pd 0.38.3 OS X application on the web.  I would 
> appreciate any feedback anyone has, especially about my changes to the 
> Pd.tk script in bin.  I have documented all my changes so they should 
> be easy to find.  If anything I have done goes against normal PD 
> programming protocol or structuring, definitely let me know.
> Samuel Burt
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