[PD] an image processing book and /private/tmp

james tittle tigital at mac.com
Fri Apr 22 17:14:28 CEST 2005

On Apr 22, 2005, at 10:20 AM, Nicholas Ward wrote:

> Hi,
> I was just wondering if anyone out there could recommend a good 
> book/resource on image processing stuff. I just got pidip running and 
> havent a clue what a bit mask is. I have a rough idea about pixel 
> group processing and want to learn more on all this great stuff with a 
> view to understanding whats goin on in GEM PIDIP a bit better. One 
> other thing I noticed that the pdp_rec~ demo patch writes its file to 
> private/tmp (os x). So i spent yesterday creating away writing to that 
> folder and then found all the mov files gone when I rebooted at home! 
> Should i take it their gone forever and the contents of /private/tmp 
> are deleted on reboot?
> thanks all

...the following two pages are great places to start:


...and yes, private/tmp is a temporary directory that gets flushed on 
restart:  you should be able to send a message to pdp_rec~ to tell it 
to save to another directory...


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