[PD] how to locate soundfiles in the "read" object under OS X

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Mon Sep 8 09:37:57 CEST 2008

marius schebella wrote:
> Hi Lao Yu,
> you can always use the full path name. for example 
> C:/path_to_sound/soundfile.wav on windows or /mount/device/filename.wav 
> (or similar) /Volumes/external... on linux and mac.

but of course this will make your patches non-portable to different 
computers (even if they are running the same OS), because the 
filesystem-layout might differ slightly.
so it is general better to use relative paths (if they should be 


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