[PD] l2ork: SSSAD loads but doesn't save presets

Ivica Ico Bukvic ico at vt.edu
Tue Jun 25 00:48:15 CEST 2013

On 06/24/2013 07:06 AM, András Murányi wrote:
> Yes this is with l2ork and it works in Vanilla (haven't tested in 
> Extended as it's not set up yet).
> The problem started a few weeks ago and I cannot recall what change I 
> may have made to the system, because it took me some time to notice 
> the problem.
> It can easily be a symptom specific to my setup, the weird thing is 
> that there are no console errors, and that the whole setup has been 
> reset (except for the pd-externals folder, but SSSAD itself was reset 
> too).
> I'll look into preset_hub and co but right now I wish to make music 
> instead of rewriting patches... but of course this is the life of a 
> pd'er. :o)
> So, any hint how to track this down would be highly appreciated.
> András
> On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 11:57 PM, Ivica Bukvic <ico at vt.edu 
> <mailto:ico at vt.edu>> wrote:
>     Is this in pd-l2ork? Up until recently in L2Ork we relied upon
>     sssad exclusively for our preset needs, so I am fairly sure it
>     works fine over here. I haven't tested it with latest version of
>     pd-l2ork yet, though. That said, if you are using pd-l2ork why not
>     use preset_hub and preset_node instead? It does everything sssad
>     does and way more, like saving presets with the patch as well as
>     ability to use multiple instances of the same abstraction and have
>     its member nodes differentiated from each other. HTH
>     On Jun 23, 2013 3:52 PM, "András Murányi" <muranyia at gmail.com
>     <mailto:muranyia at gmail.com>> wrote:
>         Dear List,
>         I've been having a problem with SSSAD for a few weeks: it's
>         able to load presets, but when it comes to saving, an empty
>         state is written (i mean, it does write but it overwrites the
>         previous content of the preset with nothingness). The example
>         patches don't work either.
>         There are no errors in the console and I have also overwritten
>         the whole SSSAD folder with a newly downloaded one, still no joy.
>         Tested in vanilla and it works.
>         András
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BTW, I just tested sssad in latest version of pd-l2ork and it works fine 
over here. If you can send me offending pataches you're using and that 
work on vanilla but not on pd-l2ork I may be able to troubleshoot 
further. HTH

Ivica Ico Bukvic, D.M.A
Composition, Music Technology
Director, DISIS Interactive Sound & Intermedia Studio
Director, L2Ork Linux Laptop Orchestra
Head, ICAT IMPACT Studio
Virginia Tech
Department of Music
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0240
(540) 231-6139
(540) 231-5034 (fax)

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