[PD] [PD-announce] gem 0.93.1

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Nov 15 17:53:47 CET 2011

On Nov 15, 2011, at 3:19 AM, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

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> On 2011-11-15 03:48, Richie Cyngler wrote:
>> Thanks Hans,
>> Done. The console still shows Gem 0.92.3. But I don't know how to test
>> which one is actually running when I use Gem objects. I'm assuming it's
>> still the old one.
> if it shows "0.92.3" than it most likely is 0.92.3
> elaborated guess:
> Gem does a bit of path magic to be able to access its own abstractions.
> this means that it adds it's own path to the list of search paths of Pd.
> if you then manually edit your search paths and save, you will end up
> with a hardcoded path to the currently installed version of Gem.
> if you now install a new Gem into a different location, you still have
> the old search path stored in your preferences, and Pd is likely to look
> there first, thus finding and loading the old Gem!
> short fix:
> open your "Path"-preferences and delete all references to the Gem-paths.
> save.
> restart Pd

I generally recommend not using the preferences with Pd-extended and instead store the settings in the patch and use the standard install locations.



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