[PD] Kaos 0.01 Release
martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Mon Oct 9 22:49:00 CEST 2006
These look very interesting!
I found that when compiling with Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition the
functions srand48, drand48 and isnan are not available. Maybe they exist
for a mingw build.
I got them to compile by making my own wrapper functions that call
random instead, and replacing isnan by _isnan from float.h.
I wonder if there could be a way to use a particular random source:
given that all the pseudorandom generators are compromised from the
start, could a random source be specified as a user-defined function
That way the user could substitute a hardware generator or a file for
the random source.
Of course this applies to all the pd externals and builtins that use
random, not only kaos.
Mike McGonagle wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have been working on a front-end for the library of Chaos Objects
> created by Ben Bogart and myself, and think I have come to a point
> where I need others to look at this...
> A few words about this distribution. There are two sets of externals
> that need to be compiled, the ones included with this release are for
> PPC Mac's. It should not be difficult to compile these for other
> platforms. I have included the source code for the externals in the
> same folders as the externals themselves, as this is a very simple
> compile. There are also help files for each of the externals, and they
> should tell you what those objects do.
> Also, it should be noted, that these externals are NOT quite the same
> as the latest release of Chaos. These externals differ in their
> ability to get more info from a Chaos Object that makes it much easier
> to work with in finding additional Chaotic Parameter Sets.
> Wow, I hope this is understandable and useful to others out there. I
> would really appreciate any and all suggestions/help in improving this
> package. I am only making this release to the list (the archive is
> attached), as I don't think this is quite ready to be put into the CVS
> archives yet...
> Mike McGonagle
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