[PD] gridflow for pd OS X

james tittle tigital at mac.com
Thu Apr 28 16:25:08 CEST 2005

On Apr 28, 2005, at 9:05 AM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> On Apr 27, 2005, at 6:52 PM, james tittle wrote:
>>> On Apr 27, 2005, at 6:02 PM, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> What's wrong with the ruby that's included with Mac OS X?
>> At the very least, if a pre-compiled version of gridflow was included 
>> in the Pd.app, all the user would have to do is install Ruby.
> The problem with the Ruby in OSX 10.2 is that it's just an 
> application, that is, it's missing both libruby.a and libruby.dylib, 
> and so gridflow.pd_darwin cannot embed the Ruby interpreter within 
> PureData.
> In OSX 10.3 and 10.4, the situation may be different, but I don't 
> recall what it is. Anyhow, I think I recall that one has to install 
> XCode to get Ruby, right? Does Pd.app already require XCode? I only 
> have OSX 10.2 so someone else will have to look into it.

...uh, I don't think you need XCode per se, but you do need the 
developer tools, which installs gcc & friends...who knows what's coming 
with 10.4, but I'm most interested in the framework Hans pointed out...


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