[PD] installing PD on osX

=?X-UNKNOWN?Q?g=FCnter_geiger?= geiger at xdv.org
Thu Jun 2 09:20:48 CEST 2005

I used Millers version in a workshop and it worked perfectly.
This makes me think that probably it would be better to have only
one installer for pd, and an additional one for the externals.
This would avoid lots of confusion about which installer to use.


On Wed, 1 Jun 2005, thewade wrote:

> Hello,
> smello,
> I am trying to help a friend by phone to install PD on her
> mac but I am unfimilar with OsX.
> I directed her to:
> http://at.or.at/hans/pd/installers.html
> and she dragged the dmg to the desktop and nothing happened so
> she clicked on it and there was no .app file. She dragged the
> pd-0.39test2-extended-rc0 file (no .app file extension) into the
> applications folder on her HD.
> When she did this and doubble clicked on it it launched, the
> menubar at the top of the screen indicated that pd was open(ing)
> but when she moused over the menu->file dropdown it would give
> her the osX spinning colorwheel thinking icon. She had to force
> PD to quit as regular quit would not respond.
> I tried to direct her to where the logfiles would be in
> linux-land but there was no /var/log/messages.
> Q1: Where are the osX system logfiles kept?
> Q2: How do we get PD installed on osX?
> Thanks y\'all!
> -thewade
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