[PD] building all external on linux

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Tue Apr 12 01:14:05 CEST 2005

On Apr 11, 2005, at 6:34 PM, Tim Blechmann wrote:

>> Those have their own build system.  No one has added them to the
>> externals/build setup.  Ideally everything would be built there...
> well, i don't think that the external build system as it is at the
> moment is the best way to build externals:

Feel free to improve it :).  The bottom line is that it works for most  
cases, and with a simple "make" you can compile most of the externals  
in CVS.

> - it doesn't handle libraries

It does handle libraries, check out externals/build/src/ogg*.c and  

> - it doesn't handle flext externals
> - it doesn't handle special compile time flags / configure scripts /
>   whatever
> - it's using old pd header files (0.37)

Feel free to update them if that'll make a difference to something that  
you are doing, unless Günter objects.  This build system that he wrote  
is more flexible that you might guess, tho it is unorthodox.  But  
considering how chaotic Pd development and the Pd CVS are, I think its  
a good solution.


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