[PD] general libdir question

Kyle Klipowicz kyleklip at gmail.com
Thu Jan 25 19:02:01 CET 2007

Thank you for asking this, I was perplexed as well and your phrasing
of the question is right on!

What is the procedure? I'm still stuck in the .pdrc days (since I like
having multiple start up options). If more experienced Pd vets are
struggling to load externals w/ Pd-extended, then how will the newbies
handle it?


On 1/25/07, Georg Holzmann <grhPD at gmx.at> wrote:
> Hallo list, Hans !
> I just tried to use the latest Pd-extended for linux and have some
> problems how to load libraries (e.g. iemmatrix):
> When I start Pd with
> pd -lib iemmatrix
> I get the following message in the console:
> "iemmatrix: can't load library"
> and I cannot access the objects directly - but I can get them with the
> geiger-namespace (e.g. [iemmatrix/mtx_min]
> Then I tried to use [import], but when I create a [import iemmatrix] I
> get the following message:
> [import] $Revision: 1.2 $
>        written by Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at at.or.at>
>        compiled on Jan 25 2007 at 06:38:15
>        compiled against Pd version 0.40.2
> [import]: ERROR: can't load library in iemmatrix
> and I cannot use the library.
> So I wanted to ask, what is the "official" way to load libraries in the
> libdir format ? Maybe this is only a problem on my computer ...
> LG
> Georg
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