[PD] Using dual processor to manage 2 Pd at the same time

Pierre Massat pimassat at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 16:55:13 CEST 2010

Does this mean that in Linux and on a dual core machine one instance of Pd
only uses one processor? Is there a way to know which processor it uses, and
whether it always uses the same processor?


2010/8/17 Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca>

> On Tue, 17 Aug 2010, João de Brito Rocha Reis Vidigal wrote:
>  I remember reading somewhere that it is possible to have 2 Pd patches open
>> running synched at the same time.
>> This would be to manage sound and video in different patches in order not
>> to get (or get less) glitches in sound and video.
>> How do I do this?
> It's OS-dependent. In Linux you just click on Pd a second time (or third
> time, etc).
> In OSX, the dock prevents this to happen, so, you have to go in Finder,
> ctrl-click, "Show Contents", and inside of that there's a "MACOS" folder
> with file named just "Pd" (no suffix). If you click on this several times,
> it starts Pd several times.
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