[PD] mapping: path setting hell
hans at eds.org
Wed Apr 8 17:49:48 CEST 2009
On Apr 8, 2009, at 1:54 AM, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hans-Christoph Steiner hat gesagt: // Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>>> You cheat a bit here: "svn co whereverlibdiris; make libdir", and
>>> I don't
>>> know, if help-files in mapping work then - with just your sets
>>> they won't.
>>> And you still have the requirement of putting the directories
>>> mapping and
>>> purepd into a directory in the pd path like "extra", so it's still
>>> paths to set, just like I wrote in my first mail.
>> How about checking whether help files work before reporting the
> I wrote "I don't know if helpp-files work" - but I've tried it now.
>> You only need to install libdir once. Plus if you use the latest
>> of libdir, then 'extra' can be any folder in the path. I suggest
>> one of
> Okay, here's what I did:
> $ cp -a SVN/mapping /usr/lib/pd/extra
> $ cd SVN/loaders
> $ svn update
> $ make (to make libdir.pd_linux)
> $ pd -lib libdir -lib mapping
> gives this:
> libdir loader $Revision: 1.8 $
> compiled on Apr 8 2009 at 07:46:59
> compiled against Pd version 0.42.4.
> mapping: can't load library
> and I still cannot create any mapping object. I was able to fix that
> by adding
> a mapping-meta.pd file manually (copied from some pd-extended source
> on my
> disk, could find one in SVN's trunk). Help files still don't work.
> According to http://puredata.info/docs/developer/Libdir help-files
> have to be
> either in 5.reference/libname or next to the object in question.
> Both is not
> the case the way mapping is laid out and again something, that has
> to be done
> That's all pretty complicated for a newbie like me. :)
Luckily the solution is simple: "svn update". Sounds like you are
working with an old copy. The folder "externals/mapping/help" should
be gone, all the help patches in "externals/mapping", and there should
be a "externals/mapping/mapping-meta.pd" file. Otherwise, you're
working with old code.
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