[PD] issues installing pd-ext on ubuntu intrepid 868
hans at eds.org
Thu Jan 15 22:57:10 CET 2009
On Jan 15, 2009, at 9:38 AM, João Pais wrote:
>> There are lots of docs for all this stuff here:
> yes, but a bit too many (and none is called "how to sucessfully
> compile pd-ext in intrepid 64b").
> I installed the hundreds of Mbs of packages described in http://puredata.info/docs/developer/Debian
> (Intrepid 64b here).
> After I went to http://puredata.info/docs/developer/GettingPdSource
> and tried the rsync -av --delete rsync://188.8.131.52/distros/pd-
> extended/ pd-extended/ thing, which didn't do much more than nothing
> else after downloading 100Kb of data.
> Anyway I don't know if it should be necessary to mirror the whole
> cvs, neither am I interested in keeping that around. Shouldn't it be
> enough to download one of the night builds? I'm also not interested
> in building a .deb installation file, just want to put pd in my
> I went again to the src folder of the latest nightbuild (http://autobuild.puredata.info/auto-build/2009-01-15/pd-2009-01-15-linux-ubuntu-intrepid-i386-i686.tar.bz2
> ), and did the ./configure + sudo make install ritual. After
> installing and tried to run pd, the result is - surprisingly (or
> not...) - the same as before: "error while loading shared libraries:
> libtk8.4.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or
That means that you don't have Tk 8.4 installed. Perhaps you missed a
line in the instructions?
sudo aptitude install ttf-bitstream-vera tcl8.4 tcl8.4-dev tk8.4
> [a note: as the final result is the same, maybe it wasn't really
> necessary to install all the packages described before. at least I
> didn't notice any difference during the make/install process]
> In case it's important to look at the results of what I just
> described, they're in http://pastebin.com/m43402a32.
>> INSTALL.txt is only easily modifyable by Miller, since it is part of
>> pd-vanilla. That chunk of the website is a wiki, so anyone can
>> Also, Pd-extended 0.40.3 doesn't work well with Tcl/Tk 8.5, there are
>> some display issues. So stick with tcl84 for Pd-extended for now.
>> Part of the current pd-devel effort is to make things work well on
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