[PD] debugging sporadic hangs at startup

Miller Puckette msp at ucsd.edu
Fri Sep 28 17:25:15 CEST 2012

The (ridiculous) thing I'd do in this situation would be to save Pd's tcl
output to a file, then run wish from the command line, and in the console
have tcl execute the saved file.

On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 10:31:34AM -0400, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> 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().
> .hc
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