[PD] external object becoming a message box after saving

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Wed Jan 10 10:20:58 CET 2007

ugur guney wrote:
> # Hi list!
> # I'm trying to learn how to write externals (after being able to link
> and compile the source codes thanks to Yvan Vander Sanden's tutorial)
> and come up with a strange behavoir: The object [additive~] turns into a
> messege box [additive~( (and sometimes its borders are totally erased or
> sometimes pd crashes) after saving the patch (but not everytime). Maybe
> I made a mistake that I couldn't find. What might be the reason of such
> an error?

according to previous reports of this error it is likely to be a missing
compiler|linker flag somewhere.

which compiler are you using to compile your external.
which compiler was used to compile pd? (or: which version of pd are you
linking against?)

> # Here is the code I've written. The object should be post the number of
> incoming bangs and the time after creation (when dsp is on) and compiled
> .dll file is attached.

since you have a .dll, you are on windows right?
which windows?


> -ugur-

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