[PD] directory layout for pd-extended on OS X
brouse at music.mcgill.ca
Sat Nov 17 20:49:47 CET 2007
On Sat, 17 Nov 2007, pd-list-request at iem.at wrote:
> Actually, that reminds me, I would like to have the Pd-extended
> package use a directory for people to install their own externals.
> On Mac OS X, it's /Library/Pd following those conventions. I am
> thinking that /usr/local/lib/pd/ should be the user-installed stuff,
> with everything going in there (i.e. help patches, binaries, and .pd
> files). Then the .deb should install into /usr/lib. This means it
> would conflict with the 'puredata' package that's included in Debian,
> but it's the "proper" way to do it.
If you wanted to truly follow the OS X directory layout, externals and
such installed by the Application should be in:
while user-installed externals etc. would go in:
Which would allow different users on the same system to have different
BTW, extended is looking really nice on Leopard, no crashing here. :)
Thanks for the hard work.
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