[PD] -nogui on osx

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Fri Jul 11 22:45:48 CEST 2008

On Jul 11, 2008, at 12:50 AM, Simon wrote:

> On 11 Jul 2008, at 5:19 AM, marius schebella wrote:
>> I am having some troubles getting -nogui option work on osx.
>> right now there are several problems with that:
>> if I add -nogui to the startup prefs, the icon in the task bar keeps
>> jumping, but pd does not start up. I have to start pd from  
>> terminal to
>> get it running. otoh, I would prefer a solution without terminal
>> window.
>> especially since when closing pd the terminal always stays open.
>> any help on that would be welcome!
> there is a simple little .app called Launcher
> http://www.maths.mq.edu.au/~steffen/tcltk/Launcher/
> save a script as an executable text file, set it to open with
> Launcher, then you can double-click it, or put it in the dock, or
> make it a startup item - whatever you require
> Launcher it will just execute the script without opening a terminal
> window
> use a script like this:
> /Applications/Pd.app/Contents/Resources/bin/pd -nogui /Library/Pd/
> slave.pd; exit
> in my case slave.pd opens a fullscreen Gem window and accepts remote
> commands.

This is basically what the new "make app" feature on Mac OS X does,  
except it makes a complete copy of Pd-extended as well.  You can  
strip it down after if you want.


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