[PD] Pd on Athlon64

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Fri Jan 18 15:50:10 CET 2008

Patrice Colet wrote:
> Hi andy, Io,
>> both the type of numbers in messages (t_float) and signals (t_sample) 
>> are still single precision floating point.
>> In Pd-0.41 the types t_float and t_sample are used almost everywhere 
>> (where applicable), i hope that i will have patches for pd-0.42 that 
>> will allow you to compile Pd with double-precision.
> Does it mean that we should wait for those patches to see a difference 
> between pd-32bit and pd-64bit?

as said before, the double/float issue is independent of the 32bit/64bit 
it is "by chance" that float are 32bit and double are 64bit.
using doubles as Pds native number format will give you higher accuracy 
at the cost of time and memory.

> http://megalego.free.fr/pd/extra/
> I don't know if it's a good idea to share externals like this because 
> there is already pd-extended, But I like the idea of being able to 
> install a single external with wget or something like that.

i like this idea too. pdapt!


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