[PD] how-do-i-install-externals-and-help-files page (was Re: Linux Global folder for externals)

Alexandre Torres Porres porres at gmail.com
Wed Mar 1 23:37:46 CET 2017

2017-03-01 19:07 GMT-03:00 <zmoelnig at iem.at>:

> On 03/01/2017 09:47 PM, Alexandre Torres Porres wrote:
> > you all might be aware, but you that deken still installs it in the
> > deprecated  '~/pd-externals' path?
> no, deken installs into the first available (and writeable) folder.
> it first checks whether there is a ~/.local/lib/pd/extra folder, and if
> there is it will suggest to install there.
> if that folder does not exist (or is not writable), it will try
> ~/pd-externals.
> and so on.

this is then related to another previous discussion, but on windows, where
we ended up discussing that Pd should install these folders automatically...
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