[PD] [initbang] vs [loadbang]

Roman Haefeli reduzent at gmail.com
Sun Jul 5 22:01:22 CEST 2015

On Son, 2015-07-05 at 21:04 +0200, IOhannes m zmölnig wrote:
> On 07/05/2015 08:57 PM, Alexandros Drymonitis wrote:
> >> saving the "dynin.pd" abstraction, will break it.
> [...]
> > abstraction. I put [r _initbang] but it won't work.
> the trick is *not* to have a [r _initbang] in your patch.
> the trick is to generate a message sent to the "_initbang" label.
> this is a fragile hack, hence all my warnings; esp. the first warning
> "do not save" is for real - and it's not because you will save the
> dynamically generated objects, but because it will break the init logic.
> and i would very much prefer if anybody who wants to use that trick
> discovers themselves how it actually works (e.g. by studying the patch i
> gave).

Despite your slight tone of discouragement to use such a hack, it's
still a cool and smart hack. Thanks for sharing.


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