[PD] Consistency Problem - OS X[intel] - when modifying Abstractions

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sat Feb 7 02:15:13 CET 2009

Did you ever find an answer to this?  Or is there an example patch?  I  
have seen some strange behavior that I am trying to track down.


On Jan 5, 2009, at 5:06 AM, Luigi Rensinghoff wrote:

> Hi List,
> I notice a bug, thats coming back on OS X PD-extended. The occurs when
> i change an Abstraction, but not the original, but an active
> "instance" of a patch.
> Fpr example i have many instances of the same abstraction encapsulated
> in other abstractions.
> While patching i decide to change something - for example add an
> outlet - i open the instance change it and try to save it.
> PD seems to update all occurring abstractions and meanwhile the
> "parent-window" seems to disappear and it is not possible to save the
> patch anymore...
> I have to force quit PD after that. Strangely enough the change is
> saved in the abstraction..... but of course it is totally annoying for
> the workflow.
> I think i had this issue before and it disappeared in a more recent
> release of PD-Extended for OS-X Intel....
> I am sorry i cannot post an example patch right now, maybe tonight...
> For now i would like to ask if anybody is having the same
> problem....and how to fix it, or maybe knows under which "subject" it
> might have been saved in the archive..
> All the Best and a Happy New Year
> Luigi
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