[PD] Trouble with flashserver, or externals in general

Olaf Matthes olaf.matthes at gmx.de
Fri Aug 12 12:16:51 CEST 2005

Am 12.08.2005 um 04:30 schrieb Dan Wilken:

> I am trying to get flashserver up and running, and it has become  
> clear to me
> that I don't understand how pd utilizes externals.
> I have two versions of PD, version 0.37.0 which I had been using  
> before, and
> the newfangled .app Pd-0.38-4-extended-RC1.app
> Does the .app look for externs in the same place as the /usr/... Pd  
> does. Do
> they both read the same conf files on bootup? Which are these?
> OK. My real question:
> There exists on the list archives a reference to the file
> flashserver.pd_darwin. I can't find this anywhere online.
> What I do have is flashserver-1.1.sit, which contains the folder  
> build-mac
> containing the file flashserver.

You downloaded a Max external, it seems.

> Do all Max externals also work in pd?

None work in Pd.

> Do they get compiled differently?

Yes, the code is different and the binaries are different.


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