[PD] need advice: i386 or amd64 for a new Debian installation?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Mon Sep 26 16:09:39 CEST 2011

If Jack support isn't working in the nightly builds, please file a bug  
report (from the Help menu -> report bug).

There are a lot of libs now directly included in Debian, as well as Pd- 
vanilla 0.43.



On Sep 25, 2011, at 3:59 AM, Nicola Pandini wrote:

> Thank you for the infos.
> I tried to compile pd-extended for amd64 a couple of weeks ago, but  
> it seems to be broken (reported by Lorenzo Sutton), so I'm trying to  
> find a precompiled .deb for wheezy.
> I found that only 0.43 has a .deb for wheezy (currently without jack  
> support).
> I tried also to install the 0.42.5 .deb for squeeze in wheezy, but  
> I've got an issue of fonts.
> Does anyone know if there is a 0.42.5 .deb for wheezy?
> Il 25/09/2011 04:02, Ricardo Lameiro ha scritto:
>> If you want to use more than 3Gb of ram, you can use a PAE kernel.  
>> This i386
>> kernel with a patch for extension of the adressable memory.
>> No dia 24 de Set de 2011 20:42, "Hans-Christoph Steiner"<hans at at.or.at 
>> >
>> escreveu:
>>> If you need to access more than 3GB of RAM in Pd, then use 64-bit.  
>>> If
>>> you are worried about bugs in 64-bit, use 32-bit. But from what I
>>> hear, Pd-extended on Debian/64-bit is good, but I haven't used it.
>>> .hc
>>> On Sep 24, 2011, at 2:48 PM, Nicola Pandini wrote:
>>>> Hi, I'm going to install Debian Wheezy on my laptop.
>>>> Which version should I install? i386 or amd64?
>>>> I'm asking this because I know of issues with pd-extended on 64bit
>>>> systems.
>>>> Thank you!
>>>> Nicola
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