[PD] pdj, mxdublin and -schedlib on os x

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Sun Aug 9 21:07:58 CEST 2009

IIRC, Pd-extended 0.41.4 does not need this patch. Marius is the expert 
on this topic tho.  It might be worth trying a nightly build of 
Pd-extended 0.42.5 if you can't get it going.


Si Mills wrote:
> Hi
> For those that don't know what mxdublin is, its a java gui tracker 
> sequencer, check this out:
> http://www.le-son666.com/software/mxdublin/index.html - its looks 
> pretty interesting.
> I'm having a few teething troubles getting pdj and mxdublin to work. I 
> can get pdj to work the test examples, so I know the whole Java 
> connection is cool. The problem seems to be when instantiating [pdj 
> mxdublin]. Now it is clearly documented that to run a Swing OSC gui in 
> Pd on OS X, one has to reschedule the java gui thread through use of 
> the -schedlib startup flag. In the pdj docs, it says there is a bug in 
> PD that crashes it on startup, so there is a patch for Pd that the 
> author has distributed to remedy this.
> Lo and behold, Pd is crashing on startup, so I need to fix this.
> What I can't work out is:
> a) how to use the *.patch file
> a) Does the current latest stable version of Pd-extended 0.41.4 need 
> this patch?
> Any help much appreciated. This will be way cool (i hope) if I can get 
> it working
> cheers
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