[PD] gridflow for pd OS X

Ivan Franco ivan.franco at ydreams.com
Thu Apr 28 16:58:19 CEST 2005

Yes, please! A binary inclusion of GF on the Pd.app would be really  
from the point of view of the "non-compiling" users of my pd workshops.

Cheers all

On Apr 27, 2005, at 11:02 PM, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:

> How about importing a stable version of GridFlow into the pure-data  
> CVS?  Then we can include GridFlow as part of the Pd.app build system.  
>  Its quite simple, once its in CVS, you make a gridflow target that  
> does everything needed to compile gridflow.  Then copy the files to  
> the Pd.app, then it'll be part of all future Pd.app builds.
> .hc
> On Apr 27, 2005, at 3:30 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>> On Mon, 25 Apr 2005, Patrick Pagano wrote:
>>> i reconfigured and re-compiled and changed the makefile to produce  
>>> .pd_darwin
>> gridflow.bundle is GridFlow-for-Ruby.
>> If PureData is detected (requires finding m_pd.h) then the building  
>> of Ruby-for-PureData will be enabled, and that produces  
>> gridflow.pd_darwin.
>> That's because GridFlow is split in two halves so that it can be used  
>> from either Ruby or PureData (and formerly also from jMax25 and  
>> jMax4).
>> Renaming gridflow.bundle will certainly not work, because that file  
>> is a plugin for Ruby, not a plugin for PureData.
>> To allow GridFlow to find m_pd.h, the CPLUS_INCLUDE_PATH env-var must  
>> be set correctly, using the export command in the Bash shell or the  
>> setenv command in the Tcsh shell.
>>>>>> Not only this, the process corrupted my Pd installation (found at
>>>>>> pcm.peabody.jhu.edu/~sburt) so that no externals would load.
>>>>>> "libraryname: can't load library" for example.
>> That's very strange: I never ever heard of that problem and have not  
>> experienced it either in all my compilations of GridFlow on my G3-700  
>> laptop running OSX-10.2.8.
>>>>>> ERROR: Cannot load GridFlow-for-Ruby (gridflow.so)
>>>>>> Although I haven't found gridflow.so at all.  I'm thinking the  
>>>>>> makefile
>>>>>> was supposed to generate it?
>> The error message was made for Linux. On OSX the equivalent is  
>> gridflow.bundle. It's supposed to be installed in the Ruby equivalent  
>> of the extra/ directory; on my OSX laptop that's:
>>   /Users/artengine/lib/ruby/1.8/powerpc-darwin/gridflow.bundle
>> But that will vary depending on which version of Ruby is installed  
>> and where Ruby is installed.
>>>>>> cp bin/jmax2pd /sw/bin; chmod 755 /sw/bin/jmax2pd
>>>>>> mkdir -p
>>>>>> /Applications/Pd-0.38-3.app/Contents/Resources/lib/pd/doc/ 
>>>>>> 5.reference/
>>>>>> gridflow
>>>>>> cp pd_help/*.pd
>>>>>> /Applications/Pd-0.38-3.app/Contents/Resources/lib/pd/doc/ 
>>>>>> 5.reference/
>>>>>> gridflow
>>>>>> cp gridflow.pd_darwin pd_abstractions/*.pd
>>>>>> /Applications/Pd-0.38-3.app/Contents/Resources/lib/pd/extra
>>>>>> usage: cp [-R [-H | -L | -P]] [-f | -i | -n] [-pv] src target
>>>>>>        cp [-R [-H | -L | -P]] [-f | -i | -n] [-pv] src1 ... srcN
>>>>>>        directory
>> Anyone can make sense of that error message? I can't. This "cp"  
>> program is getting autistic on us. Can't it just tell us what's  
>> actually going on?
>> I don't get those errors here.
>>  ,-o---------o---------o---------o-. ,---.             |               
>>  |
>>  | The Diagram is the Program (TM) | |  
>> ,-o-------------o--------------o-.
>>  `-o-----------------------------o-' | | Mathieu Bouchard (Montréal  
>> QC) |
>>    |                             `---' `-o--  
>> http://artengine.ca/matju  
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