[PD] howto load and install externals tutorial
Alexandre Torres Porres
porres at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 19:29:05 CET 2017
2017-03-02 10:04 GMT-03:00 Roman Haefeli <reduzent at gmail.com>:
> Do you plan to convert the final draft into a wikipage?
> The global and application specific paths are dependent on how Pd and
> externals were installed.
Application-specific, of course... but global? are you sure?
2017-03-02 10:41 GMT-03:00 IOhannes m zmoelnig <zmoelnig at iem.at>:
> 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.
ok, now I'm really confused... is this a real path? =>
*/usr/lib/pd-externals* is it "another global" path? It doesn't seem to
> all self-compiled stuff goes to /usr/local
sure, I got that right, didn't I?
> /usr/lib/puredata/extra if installed via a package manager (apt-get)
well, I got /usr/lib/*pd*/extra instead over here...
How to load different library formats
yeah, I should put more examples!
anyway, I'd really to get all this information right and well documented,
please help :)
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