[PD] dynamic loading in external

David Medine dmedine at ucsd.edu
Sat Jan 10 00:04:26 CET 2015

Thanks for this.

Yeah, I forgot to mention that I also set the LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable 
to the correct directory. I hope not to have to use dynamic loading in 
the code, particularly since I want this to work on Windows eventually 
as well.

On 1/9/2015 2:12 PM, Claude Heiland-Allen wrote:
> On 09/01/15 21:34, David Medine wrote:
>> I am writing an extern that uses a 3rd party shared object library. I
>> keep getting a
>> "cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"
> Maybe set the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable to the directory 
> containing your 3rd party .so before starting Pd.
> Or rewrite your extern to use dlopen() dlsym() etc (which would be a 
> pain if your .so has a lot of symbols you need to reference).
>> posted to the Pd console when I load the extern. The library is linking
>> properly in my makefile (as far as I can tell) and the .so file that I
>> want the extern to load is in the same folder as the extern.
> Claude

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