[PD] Stack underflow?

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Mon Aug 24 21:54:34 CEST 2009

On Mon, 24 Aug 2009, Andrew Faraday wrote:

> I've recently been playing with particle effects, at times I want to 
> stop a source placing new particles while still seeing existing ones. 
> However if I give [part_source] an argument saying 0, this works, 
> however I get a repeating message in the console claiming a 'stack 
> underflow'. A few more particle chains and the patch will crash. Any 
> idea how I can avoid this happening? God Bless Andrew

"stack underflow" is an exceedingly rare error message; perhaps more rare 
than the actual error, which afaik is never checked for.

do you mean "stack overflow" instead?

is there anything else in the error message?

what kind of crash? if this makes the pd error messages disappear, try 
using "pd -stderr" from a terminal. error messages will be in the 

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