[PD] howto load and install externals tutorial

Roman Haefeli reduzent at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 15:06:39 CET 2017

On Don, 2017-03-02 at 14:41 +0100, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
> On 2017-03-02 14:04, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> > 
> > Global:
> > /usr/lib/pd-externals	      (searched by Pd from package
> > manager)
> > /usr/local/lib/pd-externals   (searched by used-installed Pd)
> this is wrong.
> all Pd's search in /usr/local/lib/pd-externals regardless of how they
> were installed.
> the point of this directory is exactly to bridge between a package
> managed Pd and locally (aka user-) installed globally visibile
> externals.

Really? I'm glad to hear that. I was using ugly symlinks believing
there is no bridge. Good that it is documented now and sorry for being
wrong about what was correct in the first place.


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