[PD] general libdir question

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sat Jan 27 16:25:32 CET 2007

On Jan 25, 2007, at 1:59 PM, Georg Holzmann wrote:

> Hallo!
>> load libdirs. Are you sure, you are running a version which supports
>> it? Maybe some other pd is called, like in /usr/local? What does  
>> "type
>> -a pd" say?
> no, I checked it and I use the pd-extended pd ...
> however, I have various pd's installed, so type -a says:
> type -a pd
> pd is /usr/bin/pd
> pd is /usr/X11R6/bin/pd
> pd is /usr/local/bin/pd
> pd is ./pd
> I just recognized something interesting:
> If I create an [libdir] object I can use [import iemmatrix] and  
> then it works as it should ... ?

Sounds like you are using an 0.40 version of Pd-extended.  The libdir  
stuff was converted to use Thomas Grill's loader functionality, so  
you have to load the "libdir" lib before you can load any libdirs.   
This same libdir.pd_linux binary will also work with vanilla Pd >= 0.40.


> LG
> Georg
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