[PD] loadbang behavior

Miller Puckette msp at ucsd.edu
Mon Jan 2 17:25:22 CET 2017

Happy new year to you...

I don't get this behavior - can you send a sample patch?


On Mon, Jan 02, 2017 at 04:50:47PM +0100, Antoine Villeret wrote:
> Hello,
> Happy new year pd-list !
> With pd-0.46-7, loadbang method was called only once when patcher loads.
> Now with 0.47-1, loadbang method are now called twice.
> Why loadbang method is called twice ?
> As far as I understand, loadbang method could be called not only on patcher
> load (LB_LOAD), but also when closing an abstraction (LB_CLOSE) and before
> the object is connected to parent patcher (LB_INIT).
> Many externals uses this loadbang method to initiate their state.
> This new behavior trig a lots of "wrong argument for loadbang method" error
> in pd console.
> Is it a good practice to rely on loadbang call to initiate objects ? or
> should we avoid it and use [loadbang] object and/or make initialisation in
> object_new method ?
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