[PD] Windows nightly builds are back

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Dec 5 01:03:54 CET 2007

On Dec 4, 2007, at 3:01 PM, Martin Peach wrote:

> 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.

Very strange that it works fine on Mac OS X and Ubuntu, but not  
Windows.  I just did some more testing on Mac OS X.  It looks like Tk  
is not actually drawing to the canvas, since I can change the  
background color of the canvas, but I don't see anything drawn.

Any ideas?


>>   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.
> Martin


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