[PD] multiple .pdsettings files? [was Re: Strange real time behavior with pd-extended...)]

Martin Schied crinimal at gmx.net
Fri Apr 3 22:02:19 CEST 2009

Mathieu Bouchard schrieb:
> On Fri, 3 Apr 2009, Martin Schied wrote:
>> I'd like to have the possibility to have multiple versions of 
>> .pdsettings (so changes can directly be applied in the menu and saved 
>> for future use). For a short period of time I was using some start 
>> commands copying .pdsettings files around before starting pd but that 
>> was (obviously) no good solution.
> You can change the value of $HOME in the context of Pd:
>   HOME=$HOME/realtime-pd pd blah.pd
> or
>   (export HOME=$HOME/realtime-pd
>    pd blah.pd)
> which I believe are exactly the same, but with the latter syntax you 
> can do more... but changing HOME means that ~ at the beginning of 
> filenames will change its meaning, for any context that understands ~ 
> to mean $HOME.
nice solution, I hardly use ~/ in pd anyway...

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