[PD] stand alone applications

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Thu May 31 14:45:55 CEST 2007

Derek Holzer hat gesagt: // Derek Holzer wrote:

> He actually asked if it could be done without installing PD. So 
> technically, no it's not possible, since the PD executables would need 
> to be distributed with the patch. On top of that, a pdsettings or pdrc 
> file would need to be sent (and installed properly) to use any externals 
> or other path-oriented stuff, if I understand how that's being done 
> these days.
> The discussion in the archives (at least my part of it) was all about 
> how this standalone business is a relic of commercial software thinking. 
> Let's agree to both be correct ;-)

Yes, you're correct. ;) 

(Though: Even with Max-standalones are distributed together with a
"runtime" which in the end is just a stripped down Max. A stripped
down Pd would for example be just the stuff in "bin", no help, not

 Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__

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