[PD] 2 questions for hans about the upcoming 0.40 extended release

mescalinum at gmail.com mescalinum at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 01:28:05 CEST 2008

Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> question 2)  how long do you think it will be until the final release 
>> of 0.40 extended?  i have a huge library of [sssad]-based 
>> abstractions that i would like to add. it's all working very well at 
>> the moment, and could be added now, but there are a couple more 
>> things i'd like to finetune if i have time.
> I think you should try releasing it as a libdir that people can 
> install themselves.  Pd-extended on all platforms is setup to use a 
> global and per-user folder for installing externals:
>  GNU/Linux:  /usr/local/lib/pd-externals and ~/pd-externals
why not use the more traditional ~/.pd-externals (or better 
~/.pd/lib/extra) ?

users usually don't want to see app-related stuff in their home folders, 
or they could accidentally remove it.

Federico Ferri

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