[PD] INstalling pd-extended from source

András Murányi muranyia at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 20:35:31 CEST 2010

On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 8:47 PM, <meino.cramer at gmx.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> a moment ago I installed pd-extended on my linux-box from source.
> The compilation process runs till something, which looks like a
> successfuill end.
> My question is:
> Pd-extended seems to consist of a *illion packages.
> If compilation of one would fail: Does the whole compilation will
> stop? Or does the steering makefiel will ignore that error and
> proceed with the next task?
> Or with other words: If the end of compilation is an end without an
> error message in the last lines of output: Is the whole package
> installed successfully or do I have -- may be -- in incomplete
> installation ?
> Thank you very much in advance for any help!
> Best regards,
> mcc
Hello Meino,

what you want to know is if Make will fail on a failed external or will go
on with the others - the answer is yes, by default it will stop there, and
you shall be able to see the error somewhere among the last lines. You can,
however, tell it ignore failing externals (afaik).
What HC told is true as well, a successful compile process will not say
anything like 'SUCCESS' by itself - instead, it might tell you 'Error!
Nothing to do' which actually stands for 'Success! Open a bottle of

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