[PD] mapping: path setting hell
cyrille.henry at la-kitchen.fr
Tue Apr 7 19:56:17 CEST 2009
Luigi a écrit :
> Hey List.
> not wanting to offend anybody. But this has some good amount of
> absurdity in it, i think.
> And for any Newbie following that its actually quite frightening.
> Frank calls his way of doing "hell" and it only includes 3 steps.
it's not the steps the problem, the problem come from what is imply by this step.
> And Hans Christoph calls his way "easy" and it includes 10 steps ....
> .... monster monster-hell......
> Another thing i always found strange about tthe mapping-collection. If
> you want to use the helpfiles
> in one of your patches and actually use more then one you get into
i don't understand what you want to do, can you elaborate?
> What needs to be done to restructure mapping ?? I could help maybe,
> because its a library i used very often and found
> it very useful. I would be happy to do something good to that library ;-)
the problem is not human resource for restructuring this lib.
it's just that Franck and I did not share the same way of thinking than hans.
> All the Best
> Am 06.04.2009 um 15:58 schrieb Hans-Christoph Steiner:
>> On Apr 6, 2009, at 8:33 AM, Frank Barknecht wrote:
>>> Frank Barknecht hat gesagt: // Frank Barknecht wrote:
>>>> 1) SVN/externals - otherwise [center_point] isn't found
>>>> 2) SVN/externals/mapping - to find [mapping/reverse] and
>>> These two were meant to have reversed reasons.
>> Hmm, because you are doing it wrong? Try this:
>> 1. create a single place to store externals, I recommend ~/pd-externals/
>> 2. add it to your path
>> 3. cd /path/to/pure-data/trunk/abstractions/
>> 4. cp -a purepd ~/pd-externals
>> (mapping is still poorly organized in SVN, so its a bit harder)
>> 5. cd /path/to/pure-data/trunk/externals/mapping
>> 6. mkdir ~/pd-externals/mapping
>> 7. cp -a *.pd ~/pd-externals/mapping
>> 8. cd help
>> 9. cp -a *-help.pd ~/pd-externals/mapping
>> 10. touch ~/pd-externals/mapping/mapping-meta.pd
>> That's it. Then if you have the libdir.pd_linux loader loaded, you
>> can also load that as a lib using any of the standard methods.
>> (you'll need the libdir.c from SVN).
>> pd -lib libdir -lib mapping
>> declare -lib mapping
>> import mapping
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