[PD] PD and MacIntel
hans at eds.org
Sat Oct 21 00:33:13 CEST 2006
Just a little reminder: The only real obsticle to getting a native Pd-
extended build is for someone with an Intel Mac to run the build on
their machine. I don't think it will be too bad.
On Oct 19, 2006, at 2:35 PM, David NG McCallum wrote:
> Having bought a Macbook when they just came out, I would say that if
> you're sick of headaches, don't get an intel mac just yet. If you can
> wait, I'd say wait until pd-extended gets built for intel macs and
> then go ahead and buy one.
> But buying a ppc mac now will be buying something's that's going to be
> deprecated real fast.
> On 18/10/06, Damian Stewart <damian at frey.co.nz> wrote:
>> I'm thoroughly sick of pd's instability around MIDI and video on
>> (I wanted to do my gig this coming tuesday with PD but MIDI using my
>> nice new MIDI controller makes pd crash - which really isn't cool
>> as I'm
>> playing with a band...)
>> And I'm also thoroughly sick of trying to make Linux work on my PC
>> laptop. It doesn't, and I don't have the patience to make it.
>> So I'm going to switch to a mac system, sooner rather than later I
>> (giving me, among other things, a switching power supply that doesn't
>> make the entire audio rig buzz like an angry bumblebee whenever I
>> play a
>> gig and forget to bring my DI's, plus the ability to run Steim's
>> and the ability to pretend that I'm more creative just because I
>> own an
>> Apple product...).
>> So my question is: what does the combination of Jack and PD and an
>> external USB soundcard look like on a MacIntel? In the short term,
>> should I get a MacIntel or a PowerPC? How about the long term?
>> thanks :-)
>> Damian Stewart
>> +64 27 305 4107
>> f r e y
>> live music with machines
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