[PD] [declare] trouble

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Wed Nov 7 20:08:19 CET 2007

Hallo Steffen,

thanks for taking the patience and explain it to me again. Noted for
future workshops. ;) 


Steffen Juul hat gesagt: // Steffen Juul wrote:

> On 07/11/2007, at 10.26, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> >Hallo,
> >robbert van hulzen hat gesagt: // robbert van hulzen wrote:
> >
> >>just downloaded last night's autobuild--looks very nice! i  
> >>understand the
> >>wish for flexible colours etc, but hc, thanks a lot for the work!
> >>there is something however that i don't understand: why is it that  
> >>pd-ext
> >>doesn't load all the libs it comes with? the .plist it comes with  
> >>contains
> >>10 entries for loadlib, while in my tweaked prefs file for an earlier
> >>version, there are 36.
> >
> >Hm, not knowing my way around OS-X-Pd, but: This sound bad.
> This is just the same as else where. The prefs panel currently only  
> shows 10 items.
> >Isn't it
> >possible on OS-X to tweak a preference file once and for all and use
> >it with each new Pd version like the ~/.pdrc and ~/.pdsettings files
> >are kept on Linux? Or asked in a different way: how do you make a new
> >pd-extended use a personal plist?
> That is done by having a preference file (called  
> org.puredata.pd.plist) in ~/Library/Preferences. To quote Hans [1]:
> "Pd-extended.app/Contents/org.puredata.pd.default.plist
> This one comes with Pd-extended and sets the default preferences.  If  
> someone creates, ~/Library/Preferences/org.puredata.pd.list, this one  
> will be ignored.
> Pd-extended.app/Contents/org.puredata.pd.plist
> If this file is present inside of the Pd-extended.app, then that Pd- 
> extended.app will use those preferences, and ignore any other, always."
> This is how it works in the Pd-extended-0.39.2 release and is  
> intended, as i see it.
> That said there might be issues whit this exact feature in the  
> nightly builds, which relates - directly i think- to what Robbert  
> experience. See [2] aka bug report #1826701.
> [1] <http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php? 
> func=detail&aid=1818177&group_id=55736&atid=478073>
> [2] <http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php? 
> func=detail&aid=1826701&group_id=55736&atid=478070>

 Frank Barknecht                                     _ ______footils.org__

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