[PD] debugging sporadic hangs at startup

Ivica Ico Bukvic ico at vt.edu
Fri Sep 28 16:19:15 CEST 2012

> For an example of that on GNU/Linux, run 'wish'.  You'll see that it
launches a
> barebones wish window, but you'll also see that wish gives you a prompt.
> That's a live prompt where you can edit the currently running program, as
> well as get stdout and stderr.  The GNU/Linux code in s_inter.c suppresses
> that console entirely so that the 'pd' process doesn't give the same

I am familiar with wish but am a bit lost by the latter part of this
paragraph. How is s_inter.c suppressing console? Can you give an example how
this can be fixed? Will a simple redirection to a file work when starting

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