[PD] pd --help doesn't work

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Thu Aug 25 00:12:25 CEST 2005

OK, in test 7, "pd.com" should work as a command line version and "pd.exe"
as before...


On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 12:13:19PM +0200, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
> Georg Holzmann wrote:
> >Hallo!
> >
> >
> >>well, "pd --help" works perfectly and writes the help to the stderr.
> >>however, on windows, the stderr is sent to nirvana (there have been a 
> >>number of posts on this topic (regarding the "-stderr" - flag), see the 
> >>archives)
> >
> >
> >to reopen the discussion: isn't it possible to get also the stderr in the 
> >tk
> >window?
> >because some libraries like e.g. FANN (ann_mlp external) writes all the
> >debug informations to the stderr and thats not very handy (and not handy at
> >all on windows ...:(
> now that is interesting:
> actually i am pretty glad, that those verbose-libraries (like fann, or 
> all avifile, or...) don't spill my pd-console any more. (but i would 
> prefer those libraries to be silent anyhow and just return errorcodes 
> that explain what is going on)
> i still think the solution will be to have 2 pd-versions on windows, one 
> that detaches itself from the console and one that does not.
> but these are just my personal preferences
> mfg.asd.r
> IOhannes
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