[PD] no help file for Gem objects

Birgit Gasteiger birgitg at sbox.tugraz.at
Wed Apr 16 13:47:58 CEST 2008

IOhannes m zmoelnig schrieb:
> Birgit Gasteiger wrote:
>> As I tried to open the path... pd terminated with the following error 
>> message:
>> *** stack smashing detected ***: pd terminated
>> Pd: signal 6
>> pd_gui: pd process exited
> another solution is to restructure your filesystem a bit.
> create a extra/Gem/ folder in your Pd-extended (if it's not already 
> there); iirc, Pd-extended installs itself into /usr/local/lib/pd, so 
> your path should be /usr/local/lib/pd/extra/Gem
> move(!) the Gem.pd_linux from extra/ to extra/Gem/
> copy all the help-patches from doc/5.reference/Gem/ into extra/Gem/
> that's it!
> start Pd, load Gem (if not done automatically), create 
> [pix_kaleidoscope], right click and enjoy!
> mfga.sdr
> IOhannes
> PS: btw, hans, what is the reason for Pd-extended to install all 
> help-files into 5.reference/<dir> instead of besides the libraries? i 
> guess it is just for legacy reasons, but i might be wrong


Thanks, I did what you described above and it works!

Best, Birgit

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