[PD] maximum number of outlets, pd file format
plessas at mur.at
Tue Jul 28 02:41:32 CEST 2009
(replying to myself)
this is only an issue with readsf~.
An [unpack] with 120 arguments and outlets works and saves fine.
Peter Plessas wrote:
> Dear list,
> i want to create a [readsf~] with 120 audio outlets, and connect them to
> somewhere. I create that very patch in a text editor, since i don't want
> to pull that many patchcords. If i open that patch with pd, it seems to
> load it fine, but if i save the same patch from within pd, the maximum
> number of outlets gets truncated at 64.
> While i perfectly understand that no one ever thought about someone
> needing 120 outlets (and yes, there is a reason why i attempt this :-)),
> it seems 2^6 is a limit for pd's patchfile format.
> didn't find something in the archives, anyone already had this? Could
> there be a simple change to pd's sources to increase that limit?
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