[PD] d_fat extension ???

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Sun Jul 19 18:34:33 CEST 2009

.d_fat doesn't work on Pd-extended (I don't remember why, feel free to
fix it), just rename it to .pd_darwin like a normal external.


On Sun, 2009-07-19 at 08:05 -0300, IOhannes m zmölnig wrote:
> Andres Ferrari wrote:
> > hello,
> > 
> > 
> > is d_fat a new extension for externals in OSX?
> > how works?
> "d" is for darwin, "fat" is for universal binaries.
> there are alternative extensions like "d_ppc" (guess what).
> it's just an filename-extension, otherwise it is identical to the old 
> extensions (but it is useful if you want to have several architecture 
> binaries living side-by-side)
> > 
> > I have pd extended 0.40.3 on OSX intel 10.5.5, but no objects with this extension works in my system.
> > 
> what is the exact error message?
> is it not able to find the files or can it not dlopen them? (use "-verbose")
> iirc, hans has expressed his dislike of .d_fat in favour of .pd_darwin, 
> but i don't think he would have actively removed support for .d_fat.
> however, if this _is_ the problem, just renaming .d_fat to .pd_darwin 
> should fix it (and bugger hans to remain compatible with pd-vanilla :-))
> (i'm pretty sure that on 0.40 you already should have support for .d_fat)
> if it finds the file but cannot dlopen, then the file is probably NOT a 
> fat binary (despite it's name) and rather compiled for a wrong architecture.
> fgmasdr
> IOhannes
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