[PD] How -d <n> command line option work
antoine.villeret at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 21:29:53 CEST 2014
Thanks IOhannes for your reply
I would like to add a reference to it in puredata.info's command line
option page (which I guess already exist)
But puredata.info seems to be down again...
do it yourself
2014-10-10 9:14 GMT+02:00 IOhannes m zmölnig <zmoelnig at iem.at>:
> On 10/09/2014 06:03 PM, Antoine Villeret wrote:
>> I'm wondering what the command line option '-d <n>' does.
>> I can see some print in terminal when running pd with '-d 1' or '-d 3' but
>> why '-d 2' doesn't do anything.
>> What's the number really means ?
> the "-d" is really there to debug the pd<->gui communication, as it
> allows you to monitor the messages sent from one process to the other.
> the actual number is an ORed accumulation of (two) flags that specify
> which direction you want to get printed to stderr:
> PD2GUI=0x01 // 1
> GUI2PD=0x10 // 2
> $ pd -d 3
> indicates that you want see PD2GUI|GUI2PD communication (that is: see
> all communication that is going on between the two processes)
> with either 2 or 3 you should get *lots* of printout if you open a patch
> and move the mouse over it.
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