[PD] Mac OS X installer with library documentation
hans at eds.org
Fri Mar 18 07:37:53 CET 2005
Yeah, that one is getting a bit old. I am going to update it soon,
whenever I find some time. If I could actually get paid to do this
stuff, that would save me from having to find a job! Someday...
I do have a laundry list of updates, bugfixes, etc. so the next one
should be better, naturally...
On Mar 15, 2005, at 9:02 PM, 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
> 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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