[PD] Dynamic Patching: Closing Abstractions without Save

Thomas Mayer thomas at residuum.org
Sat Nov 7 15:28:11 CET 2015


On 07.11.2015 09:31, IOhannes m zmölnig wrote:
> On 11/07/2015 12:45 AM, Thomas Mayer wrote:
>> As I am dynamically deleting objects, the abstraction is opened, and
>> then closed again using [; $1 menuclose(, with $1 being the name of the
>> canvas set before with [namecanvas $0-r].
> i always find it most inelegant to use gui interaction for dynamic
> patching. will it work is you ever want to run your patch in with "--nogui"?

The abstraction is only useful for running with a GUI. Even when running
with -nogui, the inlets and outlets are deleted, as I can see from the
output on the shell. And even when these superfluous objects are not
deleted, then it is no problem, as only objects from the end are deleted.

"Anything can be a tool - poverty, war. War is useful because it
is effective in so many areas." (Bijaz to Hayt in: Frank Herbert -
Dune Messiah)

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