[PD] debugging sporadic hangs at startup

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Fri Sep 28 16:31:34 CEST 2012

On 09/28/2012 10:19 AM, Ivica Ico Bukvic wrote:
>> 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
> console.
> 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
> pd-gui?

If I knew how to fix it, I probably would have already.  The code in
question is in sys_startgui().


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