[PD] x11mouse external installation help?
evansjoshua at hotmail.co.uk
Thu Aug 5 22:40:44 CEST 2010
>>>I'm having some issues installing he [X11mouse] and [X11key] into pd under ubuntu
>>> 10.04. Firstly, I followed the readme and it said that xlib-dev and
>>> xmms-dev could not be found; I went into the synaptics package manager
>>> and found xmms2-dev and libx-dev and installed these and all other
>>> related ones. I then went into the terminal again and tried the make
>>> command, it said the files were up to date.
>I guess I should maintain these externals. The x11mouse and x11key
>externals could be separated from the xmms one. (not related at all)
>Unfortunately, I am not much into Pd these days, though I wrote more C
>than before. Trying to make this work could take a few hours. If you
>help me with finding the right libraries and such, I could put some
>time in this. (the name of its Ubuntu package changed)
>These days, I use the GNU autotools for managing compilation rules. I
>don't write make files by hand much.
>Also, I don't mind using puredata's SVN repository to manage this
>code, though I much prefer distributed SCM, such as Git.
>I suggest we follow this up on the pd-list. Maybe some people will
>have more time than me to work on this. (though I am interested in the
Thank you very much for a quick response,
I have tried searching the forums and pd-list and found there are others who have encountered the same issues. http://puredata.hurleur.com/sujet-3524-generating-keypress
I have also attempted to compile the [input-event] external mentioned there and on pd-list but without success in that either.
As both a new user of Linux and Puredata, I'm inexperienced in the knowledge of the former, and current, packages, but based upon their descriptions I assume that the renamed packages in question are:
and under that, the required packages are:
I have no idea which of these are useful or not.
I have forwarded this onto the pd-list
All the best,
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