[PD] installing Gridflow on os x 10.3.9 or 10.4.2
paris at parisgraphics.com
Thu Sep 15 03:55:42 CEST 2005
Thanks so much - I have GridFlow working on 10.3.9 now!
Some of the patches are having issues, but others work, so I'm quite
If I have time this weekend I'll give it a try on 10.4
On Sep 14, 2005, at 7:07 PM, james tittle wrote:
> hi paris,
> ...I've compiled gridflow for osx many times in the past, so we
> know it works...
> On Sep 14, 2005, at 10:41 AM, Paris Treantafeles wrote:
>> I'm trying to get Gridflow working on one of two machine - one os
>> x 10.3.9 the other 10.4.2 and failing at the "make" part of the
>> instructions at:
>> - at some point in the process, i get hundreds of error of they type:
>> base/grid.o:81: error: stray '\2' in program
>> but with various other numbers for '\2'
>> I have fink and have installed ruby and all of the lib's mentioned
>> on the above page installed.
>> I'm sure I'm just being stupid.
> ...not at all! I found it to be a particularly finicky install,
> but only because you have to be very pedantic, and I'm used to a
> little more lee-way...
> 1. make sure you've set yr paths correctly...for me, the following
> worked, but you'll want to point them to wherever you have pd and
> source installed:
> export PATH=/sw/bin:$HOME/pd-0.38-4/bin:$PATH
> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/sw/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> export LIBRARY_PATH=/sw/lib:$LIBRARY_PATH
> export C_INCLUDE_PATH=/sw/include:$HOME/pd-0.38-4/include:
> export CPLUS_INCLUDE_PATH=/sw/include:$HOME/pd-0.38-4/include:
> 2. then I do "./configure --no-aalib --prefix=/sw", "make", and
> "make install"
> ...this definitely worked on 10.3.9 & gcc3.3, but I haven't really
> tried it since upgrading to 10.4, for reasons below...that means
> that I haven't tried to compile the latest cvs, so there may be
> things that have snuck in that your compiler version doesn't like...
> (assuming yr using gcc4)...if you want to target both 10.3.9 and
> 10.4.x, you need to change the configure/make files to use
> apple's .sdk linkages, which is documented elsewhere, and can be a
> headache the first time...I'd suggest doing "gcc_select 3.3" to
> make sure your using gcc3.3 (or change the makefile accordingly)...
>> I read this:
>> but wonder if it's not possible to use Gridflow with Han-
>> Christoph's pd-app?
>> The posting seems to indicate that PD itself must be compiled
>> (item 4 of post).
> ...this is definitely one of my to-do list things: it's difficult,
> because gridflow installs somethings into the ruby directory, which
> doesn't really lend itself to drag and drop installation...however,
> I've been working on making a ruby.framework that we could install
> gridflow in, and then just embed that in the pd.app like we do with
> tcl/tk...I've had a little success, but haven't been able to
> complete it...soon, tho...
> good luck,
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