[PD] Pd Function to Create a File relative to canvas was: Cross platform path for externals ?

Jaime E Oliver via Pd-list pd-list at lists.iem.at
Mon Jun 30 07:44:57 CEST 2014

Yes, exactly, thanks for this!

On Jun 30, 2014, at 12:40 AM, Miller Puckette <msp at ucsd.edu> wrote:

> You probably want to call  canvas_makefilename(), supplying the owning canvas,
> not a new one.  YOu can get the owning canvas using canvas_getcurrent(), 
> but only when the object is being created (the information is not kept so
> your object needs to keep it itself).  For a simple example, search
> pd/extra/bink~/bonk~.c for x->x_canvas - it gets intialized in the new()
> methnd and used both to create and read files.
> cheers
> Miller
> On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 05:49:23PM -0500, Jaime E Oliver via Pd-list wrote:
>> Hi all, 
>> Checking out  canvas_open inside g_canvas.c, I realize that this is a function to open a file that already exists, while what I am trying to do is write a file with a path that is relative to the canvas. I couldn't find something similar, such as canvas_write or such.
>> thanks again!
>> J
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