[PD] save search path 0.43 OSX

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 24 21:14:06 CET 2012

----- Original Message -----
> From: Roman Haefeli <reduzent at gmail.com>
> To: m.e.grimm <megrimm at gmail.com>
> Cc: Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com>; pd-list <pd-list at iem.at>
> Sent: Friday, February 24, 2012 2:57 PM
> Subject: Re: [PD] save search path 0.43 OSX
> On Fri, 2012-02-24 at 11:37 -0500, m.e.grimm wrote:
>>  > I think the better way to fix those help-files is to use an [import] 
> or
>>  > [declare] object in the help patch.
>>  one prob I have found ... in a lib such as "rtc" the objects are 
> not
>>  compiled externals but abstractions that rely on "list-abs". how 
> to
>>  deal with this? you can't really put [import list-abs] or [declare] in
>>  an abstraction ... well I guess you can buts that's not the way it
>>  should be done.
> Interesting that you say that. I always thought it is the very goal of
> using [import]: make any patch or abstraction resolve its own
> dependencies.
> In what way [import] shouldn't be used inside abstractions?
> (I specifically mention only [import] now, since [declare] has its own
> implications, though if it would be free of bugs, I'd mentioned it as
> well.)

So we have [import] which isn't in vanilla, [declare] which you say has 
bugs, and using "libname/" prefixes which works for both vanilla and 
extended.  What am I missing?


> Roman

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