[PD] pdlua and tclpd: now embedded in Pd-extended 0.43

András Murányi muranyia at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 22:14:59 CET 2012

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 21:52, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at at.or.at> wrote:

>  On 02/27/2012 03:39 PM, András Murányi wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 02:15, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at at.or.at>wrote:
>> There are two new, easy ways to write objects for Pd: tclpd by Federico
>> Ferri and pdlua by Claude Heiland-Allen, Frank Barknecht and Martin Peach.
>>  Both are now included in Pd-extended 0.43 and are automatically loaded at
>> startup. [...]
> I was so excited to try tclpd, that even though pd 0.43 happens not to
> work under my user account, I gave it a go under another account. Let me
> share my not so merry experience, and sorry if it goes beyond tclpd itself.
> So this a user account that never ran pd-extended, although it (latest
> autobuild) is already installed on the machine (Ubuntu Lucid).
> I start a new patch and try to create [tclpd], i get this error:
> maximum object loading depth 1000 reached
>  tclpd
> ... couldn't create
> I quit so I can add tclpd to the preferences file, but I find there is no
> .pdextended file.
> I go to preferences, it lets me add the path to tclpd, I click Apply, OK.
> As we, the well-connected know it now, this has no practical effect -
> except that it seems that on quit, a new default .pdextended is created -
> with no reference to tclpd however.
> I open .pdextended in a text editor and add tclpd to the only list there
> is: 'loadlib'.
> I go back to pd, [tclpd] still won't create.
> Back to text editor, copy-paste 'path' section of another user's
> .pdextended into this one, add tclpd.
> Back to pd, [tclpd] still won't create.
> This is where I am now.
> Please tell me if I'm doing anything wrong and/or if I shall file any of
> this as a bug.
> There is no [tclpd] object as far as I know.  tclpd is a "loader" library
> that is loaded automatically at start by the new 'startup' mechanism in
> Pd-extended 0.43.  To use it, try out one of the examples in the Help
> Browser -> tclpd -> examples.  Or try downloading the 'tclfile' library and
> dropping it into ~/pd-externals.  You can see the Tcl script that made the
> open by right-clicking and selecting Open.
> .hc

I imagined something like [widget]... for no good reason then.

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