[PD] Pd on Tiny Core Linux on Raspberry Pi

Dan Wilcox danomatika at gmail.com
Sat Feb 3 14:15:44 CET 2018

Out of curiosity, does the autotools build work as well?

And yes, a simple embedded-only distort would be *very* useful as I had problems with performance turning Raspbian in the past.

> On Feb 3, 2018, at 12:00 PM, pd-list-request at lists.iem.at wrote:
> Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2018 14:45:50 +0800
> From: Chris McCormick <chris at mccormick.cx <mailto:chris at mccormick.cx>>
> To: "pd-list at lists.iem.at <mailto:pd-list at lists.iem.at>" <pd-list at lists.iem.at <mailto:pd-list at lists.iem.at>>
> Subject: [PD] Pd on Tiny Core Linux on Raspberry Pi
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> Hi all,
> This is fan mail for Pd on Tiny Core Linux onn Raspberry Pi.
> TCL is a 50 megabyte GNU/Linux distribution which is 
> immutable-by-default and runs very well on the Raspberry Pi.
> I managed to compile Pd and got it to output a test tone which is why I 
> am posting here. To do it yourself:
>  * Install the alsa packages
>  * Install the compiletc package
>  * Compile Pd with `make -f makefile.gnu` inside the src directory
>  * Run `pd -nogui mypatch.pd` from the bin directory
> If you want to launch a Pd patch at startup add your command to 
> /opt/bootlocal.sh
> So far this seems like fertile ground as an alternative to the Raspbian 
> distribution with its multiple-gigabyte bloat. Seems perfect for 
> embedded Pd devices like guitar pedals, synths, and what-not.
> Tiny Core Linux does not use systemd.
> Cheers,
> Chris.

Dan Wilcox
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