[PD] Relative path behaviour strange in GOP abstractions
saintidle at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 26 15:59:31 CEST 2010
> I'm on pd vanilla windows version 0.42-5.
I've a patch that relies
> heavily on file IO abstractions (sitting happily in the 'extra' folder), which
> are invoked by the main patch which until recently has been located in a
> different folder. These abstractions start looking for certain files and folders
> via 'makefilename' into the 'textfile' object like...
I tried to make an abstraction (also located in 'extra')
> that was GOP. It used 3 instances of the file IO abstraction, where one instance
> was visible on parent and the 2 others hidden.
What I found was that the
> hidden abstractions began their relative path in the 'extra' folder as they
|read ../../$1/$2.txt( ... ...worked for the hidden
...but the VISIBLE abstractions began their relative path search in
> the PARENT'S patch folder. Such that...
|read ../$1/$2.txt( ... ...worked
> for the visible only.
Can anybody replicate this bug/suggest a
(The paths must be relative, as I need to port this
Thanks in advance as always,
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