[PD] py/pyext missing in pd-extended

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Thu May 31 23:15:02 CEST 2007

The Pd-extended release just includes THomas's binaries for all the  
flext stuff.  It would definitely be nicer if that was all built from  
source and included.

Since you'll be working on a lot of GUI stuff, I'd be very interested  
to hear how the new GUI stuff works out in Pd-extended.


On May 31, 2007, at 4:23 PM, B. Bogart wrote:

> Hey all,
> So I'm starting work on pixelTANGO again and need to get things  
> working
> in pd-extended. Has there been any changes in this dialogue since I've
> been out of the loop?
> Thomas, if you could provide a simple "normal" makefile for all
> platforms for flext and flext externals then I can see if I can figure
> out how to integrate that into the PD extended (pixelTANGO) makefile 
> (s).
> I'm not gcc expert, so a set of sample makefiles would be ideal.
> If anyone else has started the work please drop me a line so we can
> coordinate.
> Thanks all,
> B. Bogart
> Thomas Grill wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>> of course you could also try to support thomas's build system ...  
>>> but it
>>> seems, there's no one, who's interested in doing the work...
>> compiling flext and flext-based externals is pretty  
>> straightforward. One
>> could just ignore the flext build system, building flext as a  
>> shared or
>> static library (with the first option preferred), and based on that
>> compile the externals. For preprocessor definitions just  
>> FLEXT_SYS=2 and
>> FLEXT_SHARED (in the case of a shared library) have to be defined,
>> although some more are optional.
>> greetings,
>> Thomas


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