[PD] pix_movie not responding to "auto" immediately after opening movie file

chris clepper cgclepper at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 18:30:22 CET 2007

The auto state is not reset when each film is loaded.  You can set auto
before any film loads and it should stick.  Why do you set auto 0 at all?

On 3/9/07, Sciss <contact at sciss.de> wrote:
> hello,
> i'm having a problem with the [open( and [auto( messages for
> [pix_film] : i have an abstraction (see attachment) that responds to
> a [read <movieName( in the right inlet by setting [auto 0(, then
> calling [open(. if i send a successive [start( in the right inlet,
> [auto 1( will be sent. i need to insert a stupid delay because
> otherwise the [auto 1( is swallowed. that delay is only safe in the
> order of some 100 milliseconds. i want this patch to be clean without
> any experimental delayed messages. is there a way to determine when
> pix_film is done with initializing the movie and when it will be
> ready to accept the auto message?
> thanks for help! ciao, -sciss-
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