[PD] import and search paths - 0.43 on debian

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Feb 14 18:49:27 CET 2012

On Feb 14, 2012, at 10:17 AM, Lorenzo Sutton wrote:

> I know this has probably often been debated but...
> I can't seem to understand the logic for which [import] fails with an error e.g.:
> [import]: ERROR: can't load library in monlib
> and doesn't for others.
> This is on debian with libraries installed from respective packages, and are all in /usr/lib/pd/extra
> I may be missing something about the behaviour of [import] but the apparently herratic behaviour makes understanding this hard.
> Of course all the libs could be imported by prefixing them such as [osc/packOSC] but then opening the help patch won't find [udpsend] which should then be [iemnet/udpsend] etc. having a single [import iemnet osc] would make much more sense. If it worked.

You can include all the libraries you want in a single import statement, that's the preferred way to do it, i.e. [import moonlib motex Gem osc]

Now that you've fixed the typo, what's the error?



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