[PD] Windows nightly builds are back

Martin Peach martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Tue Dec 4 21:01:33 CET 2007

Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>On Tue, 4 Dec 2007, Martin Peach wrote:
>>Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>>>Finally, the Windows builds are working again.  I am interested to
>>>hear about how the GUI changes work on Windows...
>>All objects except the iemguis are invisible. (WindowsXP)
>This can be related to some things:
>   1. the update queue mechanism introduced in 0.38 isn't working anymore
>      so the queue just builds up without flushing or the queue just
>      doesn't ever build up.
>   2. every non-GOP patch gets treated like a GOP drawn in itself. If the
>      floatboxes (Ctrl+3) don't get drawn, it's probably not the problem.

Floatboxes don't get drawn. Only the bang, toggle, slider, number2, radio, 
vumeter and the data in arrays show up. No patch cords either.

>   3. new patch colouring mechanism happens to draw white-on-white (I
>      haven't looked at how it works, so I don't know whether it's possible
>      that this happens)
>   4. Tcl commands are erring, and the errancies are redirected to some
>      kind of /dev/null by Windows or by the custom Wish Shell used by Pd.

If I open pd from a command prompt no errors are printed in any window.


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