[PD] preQiew: a preview window for Gem

Pagano, Patrick pat at digitalworlds.ufl.edu
Mon Mar 21 20:36:41 CET 2011

Worked here on MAC OSX 10.6.6



On 3/21/11 2:59 PM, "Hans-Christoph Steiner" <hans at at.or.at> wrote:

>On Mar 21, 2011, at 11:30 AM, Husk 00 wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 5:50 AM, Mathieu Bouchard
>> <matju at artengine.ca> wrote:
>>> On Mon, 21 Mar 2011, Marco Donnarumma wrote:
>>>> Hi Luca,thanks for sharing this!  looks very handy.. However, I'm
>>>> testing
>>>> the cpu usage, and I noticed a +50% in the cpu load when creating
>>>> the
>>>> preview. I understand [preqiew] run another instance of Pd, but
>>>> such load is
>>>> possibly caused by the shared texture... I tested with a [cube]
>>>> too, with
>>>> the same result. Does the overload happen with you?
>>> I have worse news... If I open preqiew-help.pd, create a preview
>>> window,
>>> then close that patch, then try to create a new patch, the original
>>> 'pdextended' process crashes (Erreur de Segmentation), while its gui
>>> survives (why would that be ?) and the 'pdextended -nogui' survives
>>> too.
>>> But just after that, I noticed that merely opening the patch and
>>> closing it,
>>> without creating a preview window, also causes a similar weird
>>> crash while
>>> quitting pd. In that case, though, it looks like the main process
>>> «terminated normally» except that it doesn't close the other
>>> processes.
>> Ehy Mathieu,
>> thanks for test it!
>> Try the new version please.
>> It uses now [pd~] and the freeze thing doesn't happen anymore.
>> Note that in my case in order to use pd~ I had to compile pd vanilla
>> (0.42-5) because pd~ from extended it's broken to me (it's look for
>> /usr/lib/pd/bin/pd-gui).
>> download it:
>> https://code.autistici.org/trac/planetQ/wiki/preQiew
>> let me know
>> husk
>Worked for me on Mac OS X 10.5.8/Intel, that's a nice hack!
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