[PD] [psql] object hand-holding

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Mon Dec 10 17:05:32 CET 2007

On Dec 9, 2007, at 9:53 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Sun, 9 Dec 2007, Mike McGonagle wrote:
>> Well, this is not something that is within reach of many people.  
>> We need to understand not just PD's internals, but how flext uses  
>> them, and we also need to know how to integrate these things with  
>> the extended nightly builds. Not quite certain how many people  
>> know ALL of these things. Probably only a handful, and it would  
>> appear that none of them are interested in getting flext working.
> GridFlow also uses proxy inlets. There are simpler examples of  
> proxy inlets within pd itself. E.g. all [list] objects have it.
> Basically you need to create another object that will be the  
> "slave" of your main object, and then create an inlet that will use  
> that object. The second argument of inlet_new is for that: the  
> inlet appears on the first argument's box, but messages will be  
> sent to the second argument's object. In that case you pass 0,0 for  
> the other arguments (which are usually symbols, but here are null  
> pointers to mean "not applicable")

I started a pdpedia page on the topic, please add anything useful:




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