[PD] 64bit runtime error 'couldn't read file "/usr/tcl//pd-gui.tcl"'

David Woodfall dave at dawoodfall.net
Thu Apr 10 00:16:07 CEST 2014

>On 04/09/2014 11:57 AM, David Woodfall wrote:
>>> But that doesn't mean that pd will look there for modules.
>>> I tried symlinking /usr/lib64/pd/tcl/pd_connect.tcl to /usr/bin/.
>>> but it still doesn't find it.
>no this won't work, as it tries to circumvent tcl's pkg-index.
>>> pd-gui.tcl
>>> Error in startup script: can't find package pd_connect
>>>   while executing
>>> "package require pd_connect"
>>>   (file "/usr/bin/pd-gui.tcl" line 26)
>>> I'm not quite sure where it is define where to look.
>> Aha! If I 'ln -s /usr/lib64/pd /usr/lib/pd' then it works. Gui starts
>> up just fine. So it seems those paths may be hard-coded somewhere.
>well yes, that's why i gave you the patch in my other mail: replace
>lib/pd by lib64/pd in s_main.c

Works fine, thanks.


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