[PD] launch difficulties

ix at replic.net ix at replic.net
Sun Jun 26 21:20:57 CEST 2005

hi, ive compiled tcl+tk from source and installed into /usr prefix, and also installed pd into /usr/lib/pd (launched via /usr/bin/pd) but i get these error msgs, it seems pd is making up a TCL_LIBRARY variable, ignoring any TCL_LIBRARY variable already set by the environment, and generally cant find stuff..:

port 5400
TCL_LIBRARY="/usr/local/lib/pd/tcl/library" TK_LIBRARY="/usr/local/lib/pd/tk/library"  "/usr/local/lib/pd/bin/pd-gui" 5400
Application initialization failed: Can't find a usable init.tcl in the following directories:
    /usr/local/lib/pd/tcl/library /usr/local/lib/tcl8.5 ./lib/tcl8.5 ./lib/tcl8.5 ./library ./library ./tcl8.5a4/library ./tcl8.5a4/library

This probably means that Tcl wasn't installed properly.
locate init.tcl:
Tcl is installed properly, as all of the demos and my standalone Tk scripts work fine...

is there any trick to getting it to getting pd to listen to TCL_LIBRARY variable, or god forbid check in /usr/lib by default, since 99.9% of the time the tcl stuff is going to either be in /usr, /usr/local or relative to wheerever the rest of pd files are..

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