[PD] Wiimote and MotionPlus on Linux

Pagano, Patrick pat at digitalworlds.ufl.edu
Mon Feb 22 20:36:45 CET 2010

I got my semi working version [crashes sometimes]


-----Original Message-----
From: pd-list-bounces at iem.at [mailto:pd-list-bounces at iem.at] On Behalf Of Jack
Sent: Monday, February 22, 2010 2:06 PM
To: IOhannes m zmoelnig
Cc: pd-list at iem.at
Subject: Re: [PD] Wiimote and MotionPlus on Linux

I succeed to build the wiimote.pd_linux but in Pd i get now :
wiimote: can't load library

and when i try to create [wiimote], i get :
/home/jack/wiimote/wiimote.pd_linux: /home/jack/wiimote/wiimote.pd_linux: undefined symbol: cwiid_get_balance_cal
... couldn't create

i do this :
- download new wiimote source from externals/hardware/wiimote in
- download cwiid from git repository :
- change to #include </home/jack/cwiid/libcwiid/cwiid.h> in wiimote.c (i
also try with #include </home/jack/cwiid/libcwiid/cwiid_internal.h>)
- make
- copy wiimote.pd_linux in the Pd extra folder
- create an object [wiimote]

For information, the old [wiimote] worked fine for me (without

What can i do now ?
Thanx for your help.


Le lundi 22 février 2010 à 18:00 +0100, IOhannes m zmoelnig a écrit :
> On 2010-02-22 14:51, Jack wrote:
> > Thanx IOhannes for your help, but i have some troubles with the patch.
> > 
> > After :
> > $ cd '/home/jack/Documents/Projets
> > externes/Dakar/atelierDanseWii/WiimoteOrigine/src/cwiid-0.6.00/libcwiid'
> > $ patch -p0 <
> > '/home/jack/wiimote/patches/cwiid201_motionplus_sensitivity.patch'
> oh, the patch is _not_ for the stable 0.6.00 release of libcwiid, which
> has no motionplus support at all.
> it is meant for the revision 201 of the libcwiid subversion repository.
> it seems like this no longer exists (since they moved from svn to git)
> afaict, debian ships (and ubuntu lucid) ship the correct version, so you
> could get the sources from there.
> also, i think that in the official git repository, the patch is already
> included.
> fgmasdr
> IOhannes

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