[PD] case-sensitivity difference between desktop PD and libPD?

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Wed Apr 26 14:07:08 CEST 2017

On 2017-04-26 13:34, Matt Davey wrote:
> Has this been discussed before?
> in Vanilla PD, at least on my OSX machine, loading of abstractions does not
> seem to be case sensitive at all.
> eg:  wonkyBASSline.pd
> i can load as [wonkyBASSline] , [WONKYbassLINE] [wOnKyBaSsLiNe]
> etc
> PD doesn't seem to care.

it's actually your filesystem (HFS+ most likely) that doesn't care.
this is a universal feature of your OS/FS, commonly found on OSX & W32.
(countless are swearwords i used because somebody submitted C++ code
with "#include <M_pD.H>")

> BUT, when loading an xcode project using libPD, it seems that abstractions
> are not loaded unless the case is the same as the original filename.

probably you try loading patches from another (case-sensitive)
filesystem in this case?


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