[PD] gridflow for expert people ?
jack at rybn.org
Mon Dec 10 03:45:18 CET 2007
Thank you Mathieu for these explanations, i will see that tomorrow.
Le 10 déc. 07 à 02:13, Mathieu Bouchard a écrit :
> On Sun, 9 Dec 2007, Jack wrote:
>> OK, it seems that GF is a powerfull tool. But why there is no
>> basic tutorial for beginner to install it ?
>> Because :
> You didn't have to paste the complete install.html text...
>> 1) Where to DL Ruby and how to install it (macosx) ?
> I installed it using Fink, perhaps, but if not, then http://ruby-
> lang.org/ is the main site, as you can find immediately with Google.
>> 3) With Macosx, how to use Fink (what we do with it ?) what can we
>> do with Fink to configure GF ?
> In Fink you find the packages that are listed exactly in that
> section of install.html, you select them, and you click
> "install" (or whatever they decided to call it)
>> 4) Set CPLUS_INCLUDE_PATH : where is it and what is it ?
> All the "_PATH" things are environment variables. It's a pity that
> none of the UNIX systems (OSX, Linux, etc) handle them
> automatically, but at the same time it's the official way to
> configure that kind of stuff. You will need to use the "export"
> command of the shell.
>> 5) It's like chinese langage for me.
> You will need to learn a bit of shell language (the command
> language normally used in the Terminal)
>> 7) And we save it on the desktop ?
> No, "~/" means Home folder, but I just removed step 7 because it's
> obsolete. GF does it automatically.
>> 8) For linux only (equivalent for OSX ?)
> Perhaps that it would've been compilable for OSX, but we never
> tried, and anyway we are removing LtiLib support in favour of OpenCV.
>> Note) On MacOS the dot-files are invisible in the Finder : are you
>> sure ?
> Is there a Finder option to show dot-files? There's one on Linux.
>> Why GF is not include with pd-extended ?
> Long story. We couldn't agree on who should do that work, and in
> the end, Alexandre Castonguay volunteered for that, but it's not
> finished. Other reasons are that I wouldn't be allowed to bundle
> Ruby with Pd-Extended, and that copying GridFlow from one CVS to
> another was too complicated or boring. This is in the process of
> getting solved, slowly.
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