[PD] 64bit runtime error 'couldn't read file "/usr/tcl//pd-gui.tcl"'
dave at dawoodfall.net
Wed Apr 9 10:01:17 CEST 2014
>> I've just installed pd and when I run it I get the following line
>> on the console, and no gui is started:
>it would be great if you could provide some more information.
>which version of Pd are you talking about?
>where did you get Pd? how did you install Pd? (compiled from source?
>package manager? other pre-built binary?)
Compiled from source obtained from the pd project page, using this
method to package it:
make install DESTDIR=$PKG
>which OS are you using?
>your path only indicate that it is a un*x like system, but it might
>help to know whether you are using some obscure linux distro or plain
Slackware linux 14.1 64bit
>> % locate pd-gui.tcl /usr/bin/pd-gui.tcl
>is this path still used on some (linux) systems? openSuSE?
I though most 64bit OS's used /usr/lib64?
>> Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks.
>with a recent Pd you might have success by simply running:
>(instead of just "pd"). the foremost reason why Pd does not start, is
>that it cannot find it's own GUI component. you should be able to
>start the GUI by itself, which will in turn start the "core" pd -
>maybe with more success.
I did try, but:
Error in startup script: can't find package pd_connect
"package require pd_connect"
(file "/usr/bin/pd-gui.tcl" line 26)
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