[PD] exiting function in external

Miller Puckette via Pd-list pd-list at lists.iem.at
Tue Jun 17 08:21:46 CEST 2014

When I was a kid we used setjmp to do this... I see it's still around
now and might be what you need.


On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 01:17:10AM -0500, Jaime E Oliver via Pd-list wrote:
> Hi all, 
> I am writing a long and complex external. 
> There are several conditions in which a particular function could fail and in any of those cases I'd like to report the error and stop the execution of the function.
> I tried using the exit() function, but that quits pd, and what I really need is for the function to simply stop.
> Does pd have a function for doing this?
> best,
> J
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