[PD] missing externals after compilation

Thomas Mayer thomas at dergrossebruder.org
Mon Oct 9 12:30:36 CEST 2006

Frank Barknecht wrote:

> As I understand it, "-libdir X" is a kind of shortcut for "-path X
> -helppath X", so you could use these instead. Just put the
> directory(ies) containing sfv~ and aenv~ into you path like usual and
> all should be fine. Alternatively you could change your patches and
> include the directory the externals reside in the object name like
> [DIR_OF_SFV/sfv~]. Note that I don't know the actual paths used in
> pd-extended, so you need to find out the "DIR_OF_SFV" part yourself. 
> Probably this is documented better on some page on puredata.info

It's working now. Here is my solution

find /usr/local/lib/pd -name svf\* gives:


only /usr/local/lib/pd/extra/ is in the startup searchpath. After
copying the files from the directory bsaylor into the
/usr/local/lib/pd/extra/ directory, svf~ is available. dito for aenv~.

Maybe Pd doesn't use subdirectories or has a problem with more than one
version of a file. Any comments?

cu Thomas
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