[PD] running vanilla with Tcl 8.5 on OSX
olilarkin at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 19 10:19:21 CEST 2014
+1 would really like to see pd looking nice on retina
On 19 Sep 2014, at 05:45, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know how I can clue Pd-vanilla in on using Tcl 8.5 instead of 8.4? I tried changing the require version in pd-gui.tcl but no dice:
> version conflict for package "Tcl": have 8.4, need 8.5
> while executing
> "package require Tcl 8.5"
> OSX 10.8 has both 8.4 & 8.5 built in and it seems the default tclsh points to the 8.5 install, but it seems the method Pd uses to find Tcl & Wish.app end up choosing 8.4 instead.
> Anyway, I'm asking mainly because with 8.5 you can get "retina" screen enabled fonts which are nice and crisp as opposed to Pd's current blurry fonts. I remember trying this about 6 months ago after I got the machine but ran into the same problem and moved on. Would be nice to provide a patch and some info on how to make it work.
> Dan Wilcox
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